Dr Proudman, of Chambers’ family and immigration teams, provided an overview of the law at present in respect of FGM. She outlined the historical origins of FGM, the motivations for the practice and key statistics. Dr Proudman was asked about the legal remedies available to protect girls and women from FGM as well as the consequences for performing FGM.
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