• Upcoming Events Page

    We have added our new 'Upcoming Events' page. Click find out more to see what is happening.

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  • NEW RESOURCE! FGM Direct Work Toolkit

    This Toolkit is to support professionals educate and explore views with children and parent(s)/carer(s) on FGM. The pack contains activity plans, resources and more to enable professionals to work effectively with families and children around FGM. This Toolkit has been designed to be used by social workers and family support workers with parent(s)/carer(s), children and young people.

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  • Health Consequences Infographic

    This infographic, developed by the National FGM Centre, covers the health consequences of each type of FGM. This includes both short and long term. This can be used with professionals, families and communities to educate around the harmful consequences of FGM.

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  • New FGM Protection Order Resource!

    We have developed a leaflet for families that aims to explain what FGM Protection Orders are and how they can be used. This leaflet is also helpful for professionals working with families who want to gain a better understanding around FGM Protection Orders. Click find out more to download the leaflet.

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  • Medical Examination Resources

    Our medical examination booklet (made in partnership with UCLH) and our medical examination animation for children have been launched! These can be used with professionals and families to help explore what happens during a medical and prepare families. Click Find Out More to see these resources.

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National FGM Centre

Instigating Change

The National FGM Centre is a partnership between Barnardo’s and the Local Government Association (LGA). It was established in 2015 to achieve a systems change in the provision of services for children and their families who are affected by Female Genital Mutilation (FGM). In 2017, the focus of our work was extended to include Breast Ironing/Flattening and Child Abuse Linked to Faith or Belief.

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