Posted: Mon, 10 Oct 2016
The National Secular Society has warned the Joint Committee on Human Rights that religion's role in state education is impeding the rights and freedoms of children and young people growing up in the UK.
Posted: Thu, 22 Sep 2016
The National Secular Society has urged the UN Human Rights Council to recommend to the UK Government that it abolish religious discrimination in faith schools' admissions procedures.
Posted: Thu, 09 Jun 2016
New data has shown a surge in reported cases of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) in England, with over 1200 reports made in the first three months of 2016.
Posted: Thu, 15 Jan 2015
A senior judge has decried the lack of medical experts in the UK with knowledge of female genital mutilation (FGM), particularly in young children.
Posted: Fri, 12 Dec 2014
On Thursday 11 December, there were debates in the House of Lords on female genital mutilation (FGM) and the "impact of Sharia Law on the United Kingdom."
Posted: Tue, 21 Oct 2014
The National Secular Society has welcomed new government measures announced yesterday to crackdown on the practice of female genital mutilation.
Posted: Thu, 31 Jul 2014
Justice Minister Simon Hughes has said Britain should not be "culturally embarrassed" about challenging Muslims over the wearing of the veil or the segregation of women.
Posted: Wed, 05 Dec 2012
The United Nations General Assembly has passed a resolution condemning female genital mutilation, the first time the practice has been denounced at such a high level.