We must protect the victims of FGM, says Theresa May

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We must protect the victims of FGM, says Theresa May

Theresa May has said it was "crucial" that the Government "do more" to end female genital mutilation as she announced a raft of changes to tackle the practice in Britain.

The Home Secretary told the Girl Summit 2014 in London she had decided to set up a national prevention programme because "one girl subjected to FGM or forces to marry is one girl too many."

Mrs May said the law would now be strengthened to ensure parents will be prosecuted if they fail to prevent their daughter being cut, and all victims of female genital mutilation (FGM) will get lifelong anonymity.

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