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In the UK and many other Western jurisdictions, it is now mandatory for health professionals to report any finding of female genital mutilation (FGM) in girls under 18 to the authorities. This is considered by some to be too indiscriminate, and potentially provocative to some immigrant communities. A discussion in the Journal of Medical Ethics takes this a stage further (Arora K, Jacobs A. doi: 10.1136/medethics-2014-102375). The American authors suggest that differing degrees of …
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