• FGM Assessment Tool Update

    We have updated our Online FGM Assessment to be more secure, easier to use and available offline (just save it as a bookmark!) We have redesigned the assessment to be more accessible and you can now filter out your answers at the end to see what you know and what you need to find out!

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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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  • "Branded a Witch" - New Resource

    Shortly after arriving in London, Mardoche was accused of being a child of Kindoki (a witch). We have worked with Mardoche to create an animation based on his life, and a short video where he gives advice to professionals on how to work with children who have been accused.

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  • New resource for Social Workers!

    The tool is to be used by social workers when reflecting on FGM cases and other harmful practices. You can use the tool to reflect on their practice throughout a case.

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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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National FGM Centre