Only three calls have been made to a dedicated helpline set up to help youngsters undergoing illegal mutilation, despite estimates that there are thousands of women at risk in Scotland. - Herald
Voila ici. Now, I take this report as an indication that we're talking about a vanishingly rare crime that goes unreported to the police, and I take that as a satisfactory explanation for a lack of prosecutions. To your average Guardianist, it's instead a sign that "our law has failed".
If I asked my dog to build me a rocket capable of a there-and-back journey to Saturn, I would not be inclined to call its blank expression a failure. If anything, I'd probably be forced to concede that a dog can't build a rocket.