Posted: Thu, 22 Sep 2016 15:54
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 12:13
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 14:02
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 14:31
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 14:21
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 08:51
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 11:59
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.