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Tony Hunter: We've made progress on tackling difficult cultural issues

We've made progress on tackling difficult cultural issues

I was recently chatting to a colleague whose wife, back in 1989, was suddenly confronted with a situation; and she had little idea what to do. As a young social worker she had to deal with a case of what is now referred to as female genital mutilation but then as the less stark ‘female circumcision’. There was little support for her and she really felt that she was flying solo over a challenging issue.

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