England: New Female Genital Mutilation Case Every Two Hours

England: New Female Genital Mutilation Case Every Two Hours, by Liam Deacon.

Around 4,500 new cases of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) were recorded in England over the last year, more than one every two hours, official data shows. …

Some cases had already been recorded, but 4,495 were being logged for the first time since the government made it compulsory for medical practitioners to report cases of FGM in 2015. …

Of the cases where both the age of the victim and the place of birth could be determined, 86 percent of the women and girls were born and had FGM undertaken in an African country, the NHS added in a report.

FGM has been a criminal offence in Britain since 1985, and since 2003 it has been illegal for British citizens to carry out or procure FGM abroad …

Here we go:

… but police and prosecutors are yet to secure a single conviction, with the National Police Chiefs’ Council FGM lead describing the crime as “nuanced”.

No mention of a certain barbaric 7th century culture with a religion attached. These are the people that progressives now align themselves with — so don’t you dare be Islamophobic.

hat-tip Charles