Last month (July 2015) the law relating to Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) was extended to give wider powers to stop FGM being committed abroad. The Serious Crime Act 2015 amended parts of the Female Genital Mutilation Act 2003. The problem identified with the law was in relation to FGM practiced outside the UK jurisdiction. As the law stood, it was prohibited for a UK national or a permanent.. Read More