Female genital mutilation (FGM) guidance, case studies and support materials for local authorities, professional services and specialist voluntary organisations.
FGM is illegal in the UK. Anyone who commits FGM faces up to 14 years in prison, a fine, or both. Anyone found guilty of falling to protect a girl from risk of FGM faces up to 7 years in prison, a fine, or both.
This resource pack includes:
- Information on legislation and prevalence
- Resources and good practice case studies for local authorities, the police, healthcare professionals and schools.
- Links to support organisations, clinics and helplines which can help people who they think might be at risk
Recognising and preventing FGM training is available for professionals with safeguarding responsibilities.
It gives an introduction to FGM and the action you must take to protect girls who may be at risk.
Some of the content in the links included in this resource pack contain images or accounts that viewers may find distressing.
Download the resource pack on the GOV.UK website which listed below