Publication - Advice and guidance

Responding to female genital mutilation: multi-agency guidance

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

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

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

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

/publications/fgm-additional-resources-for-health-professionals-letter/

FGM Awareness Raising Postcard

/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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