Operation Limelight is a multi-agency proactive operation that periodically takes place at various ports in the UK, to tackle Female Genital Mutilation (FGM). The emphasis is on prevention, detection and awareness.
Here in the UK it is difficult to establish the exact figure due to the secretive nature surrounding FGM. However, it is estimated that around 80,000 females living in the UK have undergone the procedure. Read our guide to find out more.