The Home Office co-ordinates efforts across government and offers outreach support to local areas. You can find out more about FGM through the e-learning package, Recognising and preventing FGM.
The Home Office’s FGM unit:
provides outreach support to local areas to support them in developing their local response to tackling FGM and to raise awareness of the unit
identifies and highlights examples of effective practice across local areas and professional groups both through the delivery of our outreach programme and an FGM resource pack
promotes available FGM resources including the multi-agency guidelines, e-learning, communications products (e.g. leaflets and statement) and resource pack which are all available to download from GOV.UK
works with the police, Border Force, the Crown Prosecution Service and the College of Policing to improve the identification and prosecution of offenders
has an overview of all government work to tackle FGM and works closely with the voluntary and community sector, survivors and professionals to develop cross-cutting policies and processes