Darbon Institute Chair Jonathan Meddings has written an article about the ineffectiveness of current FGM laws.

"Australia has only had one successful prosecution for FGM despite it having been criminalised for decades, and its success hinged on a guilty plea."

"What most survivors of FGM want is accessible legal recourse that provides them closure for what was done to them: An apology. Redress. Reparations. It’s what most men subjected to harmful genital cutting practices want too."

"Her body, her choice. His body, his choice. Their body, their choice. It’s that simple."

Read the full article.