In brief

BMJ 2015; 351 doi: (Published 09 October 2015) Cite this as: BMJ 2015;351:h5434

In the news item “Cases of female genital mutilation in England rose by more than 1000 in three months” (BMJ 2015;351:h5180, doi:10.1136/bmj.h5180), we incorrectly said that in the three months to June this year 43 reinfibulation procedures were performed when, in fact, this should have read 43 deinfibulation procedures were recorded. We would also like to clarify that where we stated that a total of 1036 new cases of female genital mutilation were recorded in England between April and June 2015, this refers to women and girls with FGM who have had their FGM information collected in the FGM Enhanced Dataset for the first time.


Cite this as: BMJ 2015;351:h5434

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