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UK Indian-origin doctor cleared of female genital mutilation

Last Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014, 22:04

A medical tribunal in Britain has cleared an Indian-origin doctor accused of intentionally performing surgery on a woman amounting to female genital mutilation (FGM), a criminal offence in the UK.

Indian-origin doctor faces extreme surgery allegations in UK

Last Updated: Friday, April 04, 2014, 23:41

An Indian-origin doctor in the UK is facing allegations of performing an unnecessary surgery on a woman that amounted to suspected female genital mutilation (FGM), a procedure illegal in the country.

Malala backs campaign against female genital mutilation

Last Updated: Monday, February 24, 2014, 23:55

Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani teenager who survived being shot in the head by the Taliban, has offered her support to a campaign against female genital mutilation (FGM) in Britain.

Keith Vaz announces major female mutilation inquiry in UK

Last Updated: Thursday, November 21, 2013, 21:09

Britain`s MP, Keith Vaz, has announced a major parliamentary inquiry into female genital mutilation (FGM) as part of measures to end the practice among certain communities in the country.

Oz couple faces court for baby girl`s circumcision

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 03, 2012, 18:00

Female circumcision is performed in some cultures and religions, but is illegal in Australia.

UK police arrest 2 over genital mutilation claims

Last Updated: Friday, May 04, 2012, 23:47

Police say they have arrested two men after a newspaper reported that some medical staff in Britain were offering to perform female genital mutilation.