BRADFORD is to host a high-profile conference to continue to raise awareness of Female Genital Mutilation.

Bradford charity campaigner Yemi Fagborun is helping to organise the event, which will be held at The Bradford Hotel in Hall Ings, on March 5 next year.

Guest speakers will be West Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner, Mark Burns-Williamson, a staunch supporter of the campaign against FGM, and Bishop Mrs Diana Adjartey-Etse, the first African woman to be ordained as a bishop in Europe.