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Farming

The practice of private fostering or the ‘farming’ of African children to white families, usually while their parents were studying. See private fostering.

Female Genital Mutilation (FGM)

Is a procedure where the female genitals are deliberately cut, injured or changed, but there's no medical reason for this to be done.

Fostering

To take care of a child, usually for a limited time, without being the child's legal parent.