FGM is illegal in the UK and it is illegal to prepare, send or take a child to another country.

It is of course an abuse of the human rights of girls and women and is therefore a child protection issue dealt with through the Local Safeguarding Children Board’s inter-agency guidance.

If you suspect that a child/ren in Bracknell Forest is at risk of any form of FGM you must take action to report it immediately using the pathway guidance or the referral processes outlined on the home page of this site.

The following links provide access to further information that may also be of relevance:

Further documents available on our FGM page in links and publications.

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