Female Genital Mutilation

Female Genital Mutilation

It is estimated that around 200 million women and girls have suffered Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) in more than 30 countries, mainly in Africa, Asia and the Middle East.

This programme aims to enhance knowledge and awareness of the issues surrounding FGM. It is suitable for school and practice nurses, health visitors and general practitioners across the globe. This high-quality elearning explores what action needs to be taken if you encounter a child or woman who has had, or is at risk of, FGM.

High-quality FGM awareness training

This programme covers many themes, including different types of FGM, safeguarding principles, the physical and psychosocial impact of FGM, and the legal framework. The highly interactive knowledge sessions include case studies and input from service users and carers. There is also practical advice on initiating difficult conversations about FGM with patients and a wide range of other issues.

The content has been written and peer-reviewed by renowned experts in the FGM field. It has been developed by a consortium of professional bodies led by the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health.

Convenient, easy online access

This FGM awareness course is available online so you can study in the workplace, at home or on the move.

Course Content

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