Female genital mutilation - online learning

Our Female Genital Mutilation programme (e-FGM) is made up of five 20 to 30 minute eLearning sessions, designed to improve the knowledge and awareness among healthcare professionals of the impact that FGM has on women and children.


  • Introduction to FGM
  • Communication skills for FGM consultations
  • Legal and safeguarding issues regarding FGM in the UK
  • FGM: Issues, presentation and management in children and young women
  • FGM: Issues, presentation and management in women and around pregnancy
  • Psychological impact of FGM

This content sits on the HEE e-lfh platform.

Key stakeholder organisations

  • Health Education England (HEE)
  • Department of Health (DH)
  • Community Practitioners and Health Visitors Association (CPHVA)
  • School and Public Health Nurses Association (SAPHNA)
  • Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP)
  • Royal College of Midwives (RCM)
  • Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG)
  • Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH)