FGM Inquiry (Home Affairs Committee)
Female genital mutilation became a criminal offence 28 years ago. However, there has not yet been a successful prosecution in the UK. The Government Home Affairs Committee therefore held an inquiry into female genital mutilation (FGM). Muslim Women's Network UK responded to this inquiry with a written submission, which was submitted by 12th February 2014 and can be downloaded here.
This inquiry set out to find out the following:
Jess Phillips MP
MWNUK is courageous because of the uncompromising and fearless positions it sometimes takes when calling out injustice and inequality
I am proud to support and champion this fantastic organisation, which is informing policy and transforming lives.
Baroness Sayeeda Warsi
MWNUK’s authenticity comes from knowledge of lived experiences of Muslim women and girls acquired through their helpline, research and members.
Naz Shah MP
They work tirelessly with passion and commitment to make a difference and improve outcomes for some of the most vulnerable women and girls in society.