We await a response from the CPS in relation to our request for a review of their recent woeful response to our FoI request concerning MGM. In the meantime, there’s at least one more public body that must be challenged with respect to MGM, the Home Office, in its role as the public body with responsibility for the police.
No laws permit the non-therapeutic genital mutilation of male minors, so why don’t the police press charges against practitioners of the operations, given they inflict bodily harm (actual or grievous)? It’s a question we’ve posed in our new public challenge of Theresa May MP, Home Secretary, at the same time calling for the government to make non-therapeutic genital mutilation of male minors illegal in the current parliamentary term (i.e. before May 2020). We included with our letter William Collins’s recent article on MGM.