In this last module we are looking at what support is available for us as professionals as well as to survivors of FGM. 

Support Services

FGM Mutilation Protection Order

We also have Forced Marriage Protection Orders in the UK and these work in a similar way. The following section contains important points pertaining to the FGM Protection Order.

Six critical protection points are represented below by an image with accompanying text underneath. Learn about each protection point by slowly dragging the selector to the right until you have familiarised yourself with this important topic:

FGM protection orders offer a legal means to protect and safeguard victims and potential victims of FGM.

You can download a factsheet from the gov.uk website which gives detailed information and outlines:

• What an FGM Protection Order is

• Who can apply for an order

• Where you can apply

• What the costs of the order are

• The overall process

Visit the following link to download the factsheet from the gov.uk website:

DOWNLOAD FGM PROTECTION ORDER FACTSHEET

Advice for Potential Victims

What Can Schools Do?

Now let’s take a look at what schools can do to help identify potential signs of FGM. Select the left and right arrows underneath the image to advance through key areas of information contained on each the slides:

We are asking all teachers to be particularly vigilant about these issues for the following reasons:

The following graphic contains a number of images and corresponding reasons for schools to remain vigilant about FGM. Click the “turn” button at the bottom centre of the image card to reveal the information. Then proceed through each of the remaining reason by selecting the blue arrow at the bottom right of each card:

We can see how important it is that schools recognise their unique position to be able to spot the signs and take action to support their local Children’s Services in the stopping of FGM. 

Select the arrows to the left of each of the sources of information in the accordion below to learn where you can go and what is available to you regardling FGM:

We can see how important it is that schools recognise their unique position to be able to spot the signs and take action to support their local Children’s Services in the stopping of FGM. 

Final Knowledge Test

The final knowledge test to follow contains a number of questions to provide you with an opportunity to solidify and retain the information from this course.

To access the final test, click the __________________ tab underneath the “Module Content” tab below.

Thereafter, on the next page – click the “Start Test” button to begin.

After answering each question proceed through the remaining questions by selecting the “next” button at the bottom right of each set of answers: