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How can people do this to their own children?
Cllr Simon Blackburn, Chair of the Safer & Stronger Communities Board at the LGA, which runs the National FGM Centre together with Barnardo’s, responded to the recent announcement of an additional £1.7m in government funding.
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LGA responds to £1.7m funding for National FGM Centre

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Government backs projects to help safeguard vulnerable children

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Ongoing failure to tackle "national scandal" of female genital mutilation

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LGA and Barnardo's respond to new FGM figures

£200m to transform life chances of vulnerable young people