Practitioner training and public education
FGM Aware: Sara’s Story (2015. 6 minutes)
This short animated film provides information on the causes and possible impacts of FGM and offers tips for responding. Intended for use with practitioners in multi-agency and Child and Adult Protection training, and in public education. Produced in Scotland by the media co-op for Women’s Support Project, with funding from the Scottish Government. Copies available from firstname.lastname@example.org
FGM Aware: Training Presentation (November 2016)
Slide presentation and notes for a three-hour workshop to raise awareness of FGM.
FGM Aware: Training Notes (February 2015)
Additional notes that cover recommended good practice in delivering training on FGM, and information on key points.
Africa maps: Training Exercise (February 2015)
Two maps: one detailing in which countries FGM is practiced, and one 'blank' questionnaire map.
Speaking with patients about FGM (2014. 25.38 minutes)
Four women speak about how they would like to see professionals hold sensitive conversations about female genital mutilation. N.B. Contains personal accounts from women survivors of FGM
FGM A Change has Begun (2014. 10minutes)
A survivor-led account of life with FGM which speaks of the positive shift in perspective within the UK. N.B. Contains personal accounts from women survivors of FGM.
A free online training module for frontline professionals, developed by the Home Office. NB - information on law and child protection is for England and Wales.
This free e-learning module examines potential barriers to raising FGM in a travel medicine consultation, and offers practical support to doctors, nurses and pharmacists in this situation. Developed by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow’s Faculty of Travel Medicine. CPD accredited.
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