Archive for November, 2014

Forced Marriage Facts

Forcing someone to marry can result in a sentence of up to 7 years in prison in the UK

Forced Marriage Facts

Did you know the Anti-social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014 makes it a criminal offence to force someone to marry?

#FGM Facts – No.5

Women who undergo #FGM have an increased risk of complications during pregnancy and childbirth.

#FGM Facts – No.4

#FGM causes immediate consequences of pain, shock, bleeding, injury of other genital tissue, difficulty urinating, infections, and sometimes death due to hemorrhagic shock

#FGM Facts – No.3

#FGM has become a pressing issue in Australia, Canada, England, France, and the U.S., because of immigrants continuing to practice the procedures that were common in their native countries

#FGM Facts – No.2

Approx 140 million girls and women live with the consequences of #FGM worldwide

#FGM Facts – No.1

#FGM is defined as procedures that intentionally alter or cause injury to the female genital organs for non-medical reasons.

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