Policy and Practice Guidelines

Listed below are some of the policy and practice guidleines available for FGM. Please let us know if there are other documents which should be included in this section.

UK Government - Home Office FGM Resource Pack (July 2014)

UK Government - Ending violence against women and girls in the UK

UK Government - Female Genital Mutilation Multi-Agency Practice Guidelines

British Medical Association (BMA) - Female Genital Mutilation: Caring for patients and safeguarding children (2011)

The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) - Female Genital Mutilation Legal Guidance

London Safeguarding Children Board - FGM Resource Pack

Tackling FGM in the UK  - Intercollegiate recommendations for identifying, recording and reporting (2013)

The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) - Female Genital Mutilation practice guidelines for professionals

World Health Organisation (WHO) - Female Genital Mutilation Policy Guidelines for Nurses and Midwives

Family Panning Victoria, Australia has a range of materials to improve health literacy, service access and planning regarding FGM



The Ashworth Group