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Responding to female genital mutilation: multi-agency guidance

Published: 27 Nov 2017

A framework for agencies and practitioners to develop and agree processes that promote the safety and wellbeing of women and girls.

68 page PDF

1.6MB

68 page PDF

1.6MB

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Responding to female genital mutilation: multi-agency guidance
Acknowledgements

68 page PDF

1.6MB

Acknowledgements

Sources for guidance:

  • Department of Health Safeguarding
  • Multi-agency practice guidelines: FGM Home Office, UK Government
  • Lothian – multi-agency protocol (for care pathways)

Partners who have contributed to development:

  • Police Scotland
  • Social Work Scotland
  • City of Edinburgh Council Lead Officer for Child Protection
  • Scottish Government
  • NHSScotland
  • Community based organisations including Kenyan Women in Scotland Association
  • Third Sector Organisations who support those affected by FGM
  • Education Scotland
  • Scottish Refugee Council
  • NSPCC Scotland

Thanks also to the many individuals who have given their time to the development of the guidance. Your help has been greatly appreciated.

November 2017


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