Home Affairs Committee

Female Genital Mutilation inquiry

Inquiry status: Concluded

Report and Government Response published

Report 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

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.

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