This week a legal duty will come into force requiring teachers and doctors to report cases of FGM. Yet Britain is still refusing to give refuge to women who say they're at risk of being mutilated.
The legal profession's statement calls for the UK to set up secure legal routes and humanitarian visas so refugees are not forced to risk their lives.
Home Secretary Theresa May tells the Conservative party conference that high levels of immigration make it "impossible to build a cohesive society".
EU leaders are expected to approve a plan to distribute 120,000 migrants and refugees across Europe.
European ministers agree a plan to share out 120,000 asylum seekers across the EU, despite opposition from former communist countries.
For tens of thousands of desperate refugees landing on the Greek island of Lesbos the only welcome has been from a British family, the Kempsons, doing their best to offer some humanitarian aid.
The latest dramatic scenes from Eastern Europe show chaos at yet another country's border. This time, the focus of those trying to reach Western Europe is Croatia.
A British tourist helping refugees on a beach in Lesbos says of the debate in the UK: "If only they heard the stories.. Germany has put us to shame."