Professional resources

Professional resources related to female genital mutilation

Further resources

RCN resources

Tackling FGM in the UK

Tackling FGM in the UK Intercollegiate recommendations for identifying, recording and reporting. This Intercollegiate publication sets out recommendations aimed at those professionals who are key to bringing about the changes needed in the UK to help eradicate FGM.

Guidance from GOV.UK

The Tackling FGM Initiative

The Tackling FGM Initiative (2010-2016) was a six year initiative involving 51 organisations focused on community based prevention work to tackle FGM in the UK. It aimed to strengthen community-based prevention work to reduce the risk of girls and young women of undergoing FGM. 

Further resources

FGM Call to action

A Call to Act to end FGM

FGM films

NHS England has released six scenario-based animations which help explore how and when questions would and would not be asked about FGM in community health care settings, as a girl grows up. View the animations.

Watch 3 films developed by the Royal College of Midwives in collaboration with a range of Royal Colleges and survivors:

Page last updated - 08/01/2020