Girls put ‘at risk’ as cash to help end FGM in Britain is reduced by 84%

Funding to tackle female genital mutilation, an issue championed by former prime minister Theresa May, has been reduced by 84% since 2015 according to new figures that suggest her successor Boris Johnson has changed priorities.

The money allocated to help stamp out FGM in the UK has fallen from £2,718,000 for the year to April 2016, shortly after May outlined her ambition to stop the practice, to £432,000 for the 12 months to April 2020.

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