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.

Documents

Welsh translation of statement

Turkish translation of statement

Urdu translation of statement

Farsi translation of statement

French translation of statement

Somali translation of statement

Swahili translation of statement

Arabic translation of statement

Amharic translation of statement

Tigrinya translation of statement

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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.

If you know someone in immediate danger, contact the police.

You should also contact the Foreign and Commonwealth Office if she’s already been taken abroad:

  • telephone: 020 7008 1500
  • from overseas: +44 (0)20 7008 1500
  • find out about call charges

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