The City of Nottingham is the first City in the UK to declare a zero-tolerance stance on Female Genital Mutilation (FGM).
The motion was passed at a full Council meeting today (12 September) after Sheriff of Nottingham,Councillor Jackie Morris, proposed the motion.
Councillor Morris has been working closely with Alfreton Road-based group Mojatu Foundation to highlight the issue in an attempt to help end its practice in the City. It is believed that over 60,000 women and young girls are at risk of FGM in the UK alone.
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