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Female Genital Mutilation: Cardiff campaign group praised

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Media captionLynne Featherstone spoke with school pupils about FGM

A charity which campaigns against Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) has been praised for its work.

Wales Minister Baroness Randerson, Home Office Minister Lynne Featherstone and International Development Minister Baroness Northover spoke to pupils at Fitzalan High School about their work with Cardiff-based charity Bawso.

It works and campaigns on issues including FGM and forced marriage.

Baroness Northover described groups like these as "vital".

Ms Featherstone added: "By working together with the Welsh government, and local diaspora communities like those here in Cardiff, we can work with communities overseas towards ending FGM in our lifetime."

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