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Female Genital Mutilation

September 28 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am BST

Free

Course Overview/ Aim

The aim of the course is to introduce professionals to the practice of FGM in girls and women, exploring why it is practiced, the different types of FGM, its prevalence and its acceptance, along with how to recognise the signs and indicators. The World Health Organisation estimates that 3 million girls undergo some form of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) each year.  Female Genital Mutilation is illegal in the UK but still affects a significant number of British girls and foreign nationals from a variety of cultures.

Learning Outcomes

  • By the end of the session participants will be able to:
  • Describe what FGM is and the different types of FGM
  • Understand the prevalence of FGM and identify high risk communities
  • Understand the law in relation to FGM
  • Explain the reasons why FGM is practiced and accepted in some communities
  • Be aware that FGM in young girls below the age of eighteen is ‘child abuse’ a violation of the child’s right to life, their body integrity as well as their right to health
  • Be able to recognise what the signs and indicators of FGM are and to make appropriate referrals to safeguard children and young people
  • Be aware of the support services for women and girls who have undergone FGM

 

Details

Date:
September 28
Time:
10:00 am - 11:30 am BST
Cost:
Free

Venue

ZOOM Session
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Non-attendance Policy

Please note that there is a non-attendance policy currently in place. There will be a charge of £100.00 (£50.00 for half day courses) for non-attendance if cancellation does not occur 5 working days before the event or replaced by another representative from your agency. All charges recuperated will be directed back into the training budget. If you are employed outside of the London Borough of Newham, please provide the name and contact details for your finance team.

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