FGM

The parent and child relationship is the foundation to keeping children safe

Keeping children and young people safe against radicalisation and extremism The parent/child relationship is the foundation to keeping children safe and supporting their social development and educational attainment. Parenting can be a challenging task. Maintaining a positive relationship can sometimes be difficult as children grow and develop and seek an identity that may be different from their own family. Children ...

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Preventing terrorism and extremism

Terrorism and violent extremism are a real and serious threat to us all. This week, more than 500 frontline police officers and staff across the UK are taking part in National Prevent Policing Week. Detective Inspector Dickon Turner said: “Prevent is really the grass roots side of our counter-terrorism unit – it’s about communities and collaborative working to safeguard people ...

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Health risks of female genital mutilation (FGM)

Health risks of female genital mutilation (FGM) Women and girls living with FGM have experienced a harmful practice. Experience of FGM increases the short and long term health risks to women and girls and is unacceptable from a human rights and health perspective. While in general there is an increased risk of adverse health outcomes with increased severity of FGM, ...

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What to do if you’re worried about having fgm

You might be feeling pressured to have FGM, especially if other people in your family have been cut. This may make you feel scared or alone but there are people who can help. Your body is your own, not anybody elses. If you think you’re in immediate danger of being cut or being taken abroad for this to happen you ...

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