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unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-06-29more like thismore than 2015-06-29
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Women and Equalities more like this
star this property answering dept id 31 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Women and Equalities more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Women and Equalities more like this
star this property hansard heading Forced Marriage and Female Genital Mutilation remove filter
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Minister for Women and Equalities, what steps the Government is taking to tackle (a) forced marriage and (b) female genital mutilation. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Kingston and Surbiton more like this
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James Berry more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-07-02more like thismore than 2015-07-02
star this property answer text <p>The Girl Summit, hosted by the Prime Minister and UNICEF in July 2014, underlined the United Kingdom’s leadership in stamping out forced marriage and female genital mutilation (FGM).</p><p>We made forced marriage a criminal offence and the first conviction was secured last month. We also introduced a package of new measures to tackle FGM through the Serious Crime Act 2015 including victim anonymity, mandatory reporting of FGM, a new offence of parental liability and the introduction of FGM protection orders.</p><p>The Government recognises that legislation alone is not enough to tackle FGM and forced marriage, and our specialist FGM and Forced Marriage Units lead and deliver wide-ranging prevention and awareness-raising work.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Staffordshire Moorlands remove filter
star this property answering member printed Karen Bradley more like this
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less than 2015-07-02T16:28:06.303Zmore like thismore than 2015-07-02T16:28:06.303Z
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star this property label Biography information for Karen Bradley more like this
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star this property label Biography information for James Berry more like this