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Female Genital Mutilation Protection Orders

From the 17th July anyone who fears somebody is at risk of FGM can apply to a family court for an FGMPO. This includes schools.

FGMPOs Guidance for Local Authorities
FGMPO External Court Guidance July 2015
NPCC Press Release


FGM Guidance

Keeping children and young people safe from all forms of abuse is a top priority in Hertfordshire. The guidance aims to equip you with the information to help children at risk.



Female genital mutilation: guidelines to protect children and women – Home Office, Department for Education and The Rt Hon Lynne Featherstone MP (published 20/04/11, updated 22/07/14)