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New measures to tackle female genital mutilation

Parents who allow their daughters to be subjected to female genital mutilation will face prosecution under new legislation.

Child protection squads will also target summer flights out of Britain, in an effort to protect at-risk girls from being taken to countries where the practice is commonplace.

Sangita Myska reports.

  • 22 Jul 2014
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