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London FGM clinic to close after funding cut

Feb 2nd, 2017 by

Since opening in 2007, Acton clinic has seen more than 1,000 women and houses experts in the field of female genital mutilation

A London clinic for women who have undergone female genital mutilation is being forced to close after the local council withdrew funding from March 2017.

The Acton African Well Woman Centre was awarded the Guardian sponsored Diversity and equality award in 2011 and houses experts in the field of FGM who are able to help women who have been through the trauma of the procedure.

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