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Home Affairs Committee
Report and Government Response published
The Home Affairs Committee says everyone involved in protecting children must be made aware of, and prevent, female genital mutilation (FGM), a form of child abuse when practiced on girls. The duty on frontline professionals to report incidences of FGM must be enforced with stronger sanctions.
Government Response: Female genital mutilation: abuse unchecked ( PDF 941 KB)
The Government Response was published by the Home Office as a Command paper on 1 December 2016.
Read all transcripts, written evidence and other material related to the female genital mutilation inquiry.
Home Affairs Committee receives Government Response to female genital mutilation report