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BPSU study - Surveillance of female genital mutilation (FGM) in children and young people under the age of 16 in the UK and ROI
Female genital mutilation (FGM) is a procedure which involves deliberately cutting or causing injury to the female genitals. This can include partial or total removal of the external female genitalia intentionally for non-medical reasons. There are no health benefits of FGM for girls and women and c...
This information aims to support paediatricians in the assessment and management of children and young people of refugee background, with links to key external information and resources. It was developed in partnership with the Child Protection Standing Committee and the Advocacy Committee.