‘Attack on religious beliefs’: Closure of Hyde circumcision clinic suffers Islamic backlash

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09 Oct 2015 – 03:10PM | By Marco Ferrari The closure of a circumcision clinic in Hyde has sparked a backlash from the local Muslim community, claiming the closure is an ‘attack on the practice of their religious beliefs’. An online petition to keep Manchester Circumcision Clinic from being shut down by the CQC has… (Search hits: 0 in body, 0 in title, 0 in tags. Score: 66.19)

‘She would rather die than endure female genital mutilation’: Meet the schoolgirl, 15, hiding in Manchester from the most horrific of crimes

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08 Jul 2013 – 05:50AM Exclusive by Danielle Wainwright Imagine being strapped down against your will and having your genitals removed with a shard of glass by someone with no medical expertise, in the most unhygenic of conditions. It sounds like something out of a horror movie. Yet this is the reality faced by millions of young… (Search hits: 0 in body, 0 in title, 0 in tags. Score: 66.19)

Every adult’s responsibility’: Campaign calls for circumcision regulation following tragic Oldham baby death

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30 Jan 2013 – 05:32AM By Lucy Kenderdine Following the death of a baby in Oldham after a botched circumcision, an e-petition has sparked a controversial debate into the risks associated with the procedure. Currently with 45 signatures, the petition is calls on the government to introduce the legal regulation of the circumcision of male babies and children. The… (Search hits: 0 in body, 0 in title, 0 in tags. Score: 66.19)

To eradicate FGM we must tell the victims’ stories, says North West MEP

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11 Feb 2015 – 10:44AM | By Samar Maguire A North West MEP has called for the EU to set out it’s plan of action to combat female genital mutilation, suggesting that victims must become the ‘right holders’. Julie Ward MEP, a member of the Women’s Rights and Gender Equality committee, claims that more ‘compassionate’… (Search hits: 0 in body, 0 in title, 0 in tags. Score: 66.19)