• News Feeds
Page last updated at 09:55 GMT, Monday, 23 July 2012 10:55 UK

FGM party 'to get it all done at the same time'


Female genital mutilation (FGM) is on the increase in Britain, campaigners say.

FGM, as it is known, is a custom practised by mainly African cultures and thousands of women living in the UK have been affected by it.

Reporter Sue Lloyd-Roberts discovers why, since it was outlawed, not a single prosecution has taken place. Warning: You may find parts of her report distressing.

Get in touch with Today via email , Twitter or Facebook or text us on 84844.


Story Tools


Sign in

BBC navigation

Copyright © 2017 BBC. The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.

Americas Africa Europe Middle East South Asia Asia Pacific