Plans to invest £1.6m into tackling FGM set to be unveiled

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Plans to invest £1.6m into tackling FGM set to be unveiled

New plans to tackle FGM in the UK are set to be unveiled today.

The Government measures include £1.6 million being invested in protecting women and girls.

Doctors will also be given powers to flag up those at risk of the procedure.

The plans will be announced at a conference in London marking International Zero Tolerance for the practice.

Reya El Salahi explains more from the conference.

Survivor of FGM and anti-FGM campaigner, Valentine Nkoyo, discusses her work: 

 

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