“Mothers stage sit-in at Stockwell primary school over poster on girls’ mutilation”
By Mark Blunden, Evening Standard
“A dozen women are staging a sit-in at a primary school in a row over an advice poster warning about the dangers of female genital mutilation.
Lambeth Women’s Project is rejecting demands to leave the listed building, part of Stockwell Primary School and Children’s Centre, and is today on the sixth day of its occupation.
Its action comes after relations with school chiefs and Lambeth council broke down over a loan — and accusations that it had left “sexually explicit material” lying around in areas where it could be seen by children.
But the women say the material is actually a police-sponsored poster for services to help London girls at risk of female genital mutilation.”
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