FGM: 15-minute staff briefing | Safeguarding Training Centre

FGM: 15-minute staff briefing



Are your teachers aware of the mandatory duty to report incidents of FGM? 
This briefing provides an opportunity to raise awareness about female genital mutilation (FGM), its signs and symptoms and the correct reporting procedures to ensure staff are well-equipped to safeguard pupils in your school. 

The briefing is designed to last 15 minutes, but can be tailored to suit your timings and the needs of your staff. 

Learning objectives

The aim of this briefing is to:
  • Raise awareness about FGM
  • Check staff understand the legal implications of FGM
  • Ensure staff know how to report concerns and respond to incidents

More on FGM

Safeguarding Training Centre from The Key also has factsheets on FGM, which you can access here

The factsheets cover: 
  • The definition of FGM
  • Signs of FGM
  • What to do if you have a concern
  • Next steps 
  • You will also find a series of reflection and discussion questions for staff

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