Female genital mutilation: the case for a national action plan
This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government
Government response to the second report from the Home Affairs Select Committee, session 2014 to 2015 (HC 201).
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This is a response to the committee’s report, which was published on 3 July 2014. It lays out the recommendations of the committee’s report and provides detailed responses from the government.
Additionally, the response covers the announcements made at the Girls Summit of July 2014, where the government announced a focus on improving the law enforcement response to FGM, supporting frontline professionals and working with communities to prevent abuse.