Guidance

Statement opposing female genital mutilation

This outlines what FGM is, the legislation and penalties involved and the help and support available. The statement is often referred to as a health passport.

Detail

This statement opposing female genital mutilation (FGM) can be taken abroad to explain the criminal status of FGM in the UK. It outlines what FGM is, the legislation and penalties involved and the help and support available.

It is also provided in a number of non-English language versions.

Hard copies are available which partners can order from the Home Office at FGMEnquiries@homeoffice.gsi.gov.uk.

The NSPCC also provides further FGM information and you can email them or call their helpline: 0800 028 3550.