It was announced this summer that the Liberal government plans to update Canada’s citizenship guide. Included in the substantial revision is the removal of a section added in 2011 warning that certain “barbaric cultural practices” such as female genital mutilation (FGM) are crimes in Canada.
FGM permanently affects women physically, emotionally, socially and psychologically and it is illegal in Canada.
However, there have been reports of Canadian girls being taken overseas to have the procedure done and also of doctors being brought into Canada from other countries in order to perform the procedure here. Canadian border patrol officers have even been advised of the particular tools and instruments to be on lookout for…[Click here to read the full article].