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@ Mmurray and VrijVlinder

This is what makes me apoplectic with anger:

Current guidance on FGM has not been accorded statutory status and, as such, does not form part of mainstream training for frontline professionals, such as GPs, health visitors and teachers …

Why on earth would GPs, health visitors and teachers need “guidance” in the face of sexual or physical assault on a child? Call Social Services and the Police. Simples.

All reasonable people know this (apart from RCC priests, of course).

(Michael, I understand that FORWARD is doing what they can do and I support their efforts. This is not a swipe at them.)

Tue, 05 Jun 2012 06:37:49 UTC | #945647