United Kingdom

Au Royaume-Uni, le mariage de jeunes filles de moins de 16 ans est totalement illégal, mais cette réalité prend de l’ampleur dans les familles originaires d’Asie et du Proche-Orient.
The purpose of this Circular is to provide guidance to those working in the criminal justice system on its provisions.
This digest contains summaries of some of the key cases in which gender and culture have coincided in the British courts, mainly since the 1970s, but including some that date back to the 19th century.
FGM has been a specific criminal offence in the United Kingdom since the Prohibition of Female Circumcision Act was passed in 1985.
This new bill replaces the Female Circumcision Act 1985.
Women, their roles and above all, their control, are at the heart of the fundamentalist agenda. That they should conform to the strict confines of womanhood within the fundamentalist religious code is a precondition of maintaining and reproducing the fundamentalist version of society.
Heshu, aged 17 years, was found murdered and mutilated on the evening of October 12th 2002 in her flat in West London.
In June, the North London Muslim Community Centre (NLMCC) became the first Muslim mainstream organisation in the UK to appoint a female Director.
Bradford, Angleterre – Elle a dû déménager 19 fois ces cinq dernières années. Elle ne sort de chez elle, en banlieue, qu’après s’être assurée qu’aucune voiture étrange n’est garée dans la rue et avoir repéré toutes les voies de fuite aux alentours.

Une fois rentrée chez elle, elle pousse de lourds meubles sous la poignée de la porte d’entrée et place un couteau à portée de main.
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