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House of Lords debates FGM and Sharia Law in the UK

House of Lords debates FGM and Sharia Law in the UK

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."

NSS welcomes new measures to tackle FGM

NSS welcomes new measures to tackle FGM

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.

There should be no embarrassment over challenging Muslim treatment of women, says Justice Minister

There should be no embarrassment over challenging Muslim treatment of women, says Justice Minister

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.

United Nations speaks out against Female Genital Mutilation

United Nations speaks out against Female Genital Mutilation

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.