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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

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68 page PDF

1.6MB

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Responding to female genital mutilation: multi-agency guidance
8. Resources

68 page PDF

1.6MB

8. Resources

Video on NHS Choices where women who have had FGM discuss how they would like to see professionals hold sensitive conversations about FGM:

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/fgm-video-resources-for-healthcare-professionals

Scottish Government Statement

Scottish Government statement opposing FGM, outlining the law and where to get help in Scotland or whilst abroad.
https://www.fgmaware.org/community-use.html

Scottish Government - One Scotland Website

http://onescotland.org/equality-themes/gender/female-genital-mutilation-fgm/

Chief Medical Officer/Chief Nursing Officer letter 2016: guidance for service specification and standards for healthcare to prevent FGM, and respond to the needs of survivors

https://beta.gov.scot/publications/fgm-guidance/

Chief Medical Officer/Chief Nursing Officer letter 2015: additional resources available for services for people who have experienced, or are at risk of

https://beta.gov.scot/publications/fgm-additional-resources-for-health-professionals-letter/

FGM Awareness Raising Postcard

https://beta.gov.scot/publications/female-genital-mutilation-fgm-awareness-raising-postcard/

This postcard’s message is that FGM has no health benefits and is illegal.

Sara’s Story

https://www.fgmaware.org/

A short animated film which has been developed in consultation with women survivors of FGM, and experienced practitioners.

World Health Organisation ( WHO) Fact Sheet on FGM

http://www.who.int/mediacentre/factsheets/fs241/en/

Scottish Legislation on FGM

http://www.gov.scot/Topics/People/Equality/violence-women/MinorityEthnicIssuesPages/FemaleGenitalMutilation

National Training Resources website

http://www.womenssupportproject.co.uk/vawtraining/content/femalegenitalmutilation/277,234/


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