FGM


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FGM

Abbreviation for:
female genital mutilation 
fibrogranulomatous material
Foundation for Genetic Medicine
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Infections and excessive bleeding are common consequences of FGM - both of which can lead to death.
A study by Unicef and the Africa Coordinating Centre for the Abandonment of FGM places Egypt first with a rate of 75 per cent.
In total there are an estimated 2,000 women in Wales living with the effects of FGM.
In my view, the State continues to play a role in the continuation of FGM.
It has been illegal to carry out FGM in the UK since 1985, but there has not been a single successful prosecution.
It is essential that staff are vigilant in looking for signs of FGM after the school holidays and report anything that may seem suspicious to the appropriate professional.
Just last month, the Telegraph reported that 25 new cases of FGM had been reported in Coventry in the first three months of 2017 alone.
FGM is not a requirement in Islam, and the Quran doesn't mention it.
More than 200 million girls and women have have undergone FGM surgery, according to the (http://www.
Egypt was among the countries that witnessed a fast decline in the prevalence of FGM rates since 1987 through 2015.
With the routine excuse among its proponents who com- pare the practice to male circumcision and prefer the term Female Circumcision, Edna Adan pointedly explains why FGM should not be sugar-coated with some acceptably palatable term, as she says: "FGM is a mutilation.