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Female Genital Mutilation Policy

This policy is to provide guidance & sets out Multi-Agency response to FGM and aims to assist all professionals and managers in the prevention and detection of FGM.
The guidance sets out processes for identification, referral and follow up support to provide these vulnerable groups with an appropriate joined up response. It also includes guidance on how to undertake a risk assessment.

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Multi-Agency Statutory Guidance on Female Genital Mutilation: https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/800306/6-1914-HO-Multi_Agency_Statutory_Guidance.pdf

Mandatory Reporting of Female Genital Mutilation – procedural information: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/mandatory-reporting-of-female-genital-mutilation-procedural-information

London Child Protection Procedures: Safeguarding children at risk of abuse through female genital mutilation (FGM):
http://www.londoncp.co.uk/chapters/sg_ch_risk_fgm.html?zoom_highlight=fgm

Female Genital Mutilation Risk and Safeguarding Guidance for professionals: Department of Health: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/safeguarding-women-and-girls-at-risk-of-fgm

FGM Guidance for Schools - National FGM Centre: http://nationalfgmcentre.org.uk/knowledge-hub-resources/