Community Trigger

Female Genital Mutilation

On 1 April 2016, the government produced new statutory multi-agency guidance on FGM.

A number of practitioners who had experienced working with victims of FGM devoted their time and expertise to responding to the consultation on the draft guidance. A summary of the consultation responses is available here

You may also be interested to see the Government's new violence against women and girls strategy which was published on 8 March.

If you have any questions about the guidance, please do not hesitate to get in touch with the Home Office at