Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) - This link outlines what FGM is, the legislation and penalties involved and the help and support available.
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Female Genital Mutilation (FGM)
This statement opposing female genital mutilation (FGM) can be taken abroad to explain the criminal status of FGM in the UK. It outlines what FGM is, the legislation and penalties involved and the help and support available.
If you know someone in immediate danger, contact the police.
You should also contact the Foreign and Commonwealth Office if she’s already been taken abroad:
- telephone: 020 7008 1500
- from overseas: +44 (0)20 7008 1500
- find out about call charges
The NSPCC also provides further information and advice on FGM. You can call their helpline on: 0800 028 3550.