This module will tackle some common myths surrounding FGM and will explore facets of UK law as it pertains to FGM and reporting concerns in practice.

Myths of Female Genital Mutilation

The image below contains information pertaining to the myths of FGM. Select each of the question mark icons (?) to learn about these myths for yourself:

Reasons for Awareness & Reporting

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

Correct Vocabulary Use

Not Natural



Not Normal



Government Mandatory Reporting Guidance:

Select the arrows to the left of each question for guidance in the accordion below to learn of the reasons for awareness and action on our part:

Concerns About a Child at Risk