Domestic Violence

Part of Women and Equality – in the House of Commons at 10:30 am on 19 June 2008.

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Photo of Barbara Follett Barbara Follett Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Government Equalities Office 10:30, 19 June 2008

It is certainly not acceptable. As the right hon. Lady will know, I have spent a good deal of my life in Africa, and I have seen the results of female genital mutilation both in that continent and in this country. It is something that I abhor. I take the right hon. Lady's point about the need for a strategy, and we shall be presenting one later this year.