Eradicating Female Genital Mutilation Chapter 9: Prevention: Information and Education

The most obvious opportunity to tackle FGM, alongside health and medical contexts, is in schools.  Almost every child attends school, whatever her or his background, and even in 2015 the Department for Education, and Ofsted (the Inspectorate) remain influential.

TOPICS CONSIDERED in Chapter 9 of the book Eradicating Female Genital Mutilation:

Working in schools     Discuss

Safeguarding children, and personal, social and health education (PSHE)     Discuss

FGM-specific curriculum and concerns     Discuss

Local government and state agencies     Discuss

Community and public involvement     Discuss

Detecting and preventing the risk of FGM     Discuss

Safeguarding referrals     Discuss

Informal approaches to information sharing; creative responses     Discuss

* Any other issues concerning prevention (information and education)?     Discuss

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