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Support for schools in preventing FGM

Friday 5th September 2014

Today Wiltshire schools have been sent a letter highlighting some information about the issue of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) and sources of support for schools in addressing and preventing it.

A copy of the letter can be found in todays new information on Wisenet (for Wiltshire Schools).

The letter provides some background information on the issue, highlights warning signs that a child may be at risk and clarifies related local safeguarding procedures and contacts.

Further advice is available from:

A presentation for staff from the PSHE Association can be downloaded from

A lesson plan and resources from the PSHE Association designed to address the issue in secondary phase PSHE lessons can be downloaded from

Posters and leaflets aimed at young people addressing the issue can be downloaded from

Posters aimed at motherscan be downloaded from