"Around the world, an estimated 100 to 140 million girls and women have been subjected to Female Genital Mutilation (FGM), with a further two million at risk each year."
Residents of Oxfordshire, UK have been raising awareness about female genital mutilation, which has been outlawed in Britain since 1985. With concerns for the estimated 20,000 girls under 16 in England and Wales who are at risk of undergoing FGM at this time of year, the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NSPCC) launched a free 24-hour advice and support to protect UK children from FGM last month.
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