Talks to help girls at risk

AN event highlighting the plight of girls at risk of genital mutilation is to take place. Residents are invited to attend International Women s Day and participate in a conference discussing female genital mutilation. An estimated 24,000 girls under the

AN event highlighting the plight of girls at risk of genital mutilation is to take place.

Residents are invited to attend International Women's Day and participate in a conference discussing female genital mutilation.

An estimated 24,000 girls under the age of 16 in England and Wales are at risk of the practice.

The free event will take place from 10am to 3pm on March 10 in Committee Rooms 1, 2 and 3 at Brent Town Hall in Forty Lane, Wembley. Registration begins at 9.30am.

To book a place email your full name and contact number to corpcommunications@brent.gov.uk or ring 020 8937 1106.