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Here are the resources we found for female genital mutilation for young people:
#MyClitoris – A Song about FGM
(Featured resource)A cheeky but very meaningful song by the young people of Integrate UK. This song and video was made to make it very clear that no form of female genital mutilation is acceptable. This video might not be suitable for younger audiences.
FGM is Everyone’s Business
This video shows the voices of a number of different people who are campaigning against the practice of female genital mutilation. It includes faith leaders, police officers, midwives, young people, and men and women from FGM practicing communities.
This video shows one young women’s story of how she was almost put in a position where she underwent female genital mutilation. She told her friends and we see how they tackled the decision. It also shows the real stories of women who have undergone female genital mutilation.
Female Genital Mutilation
On this webpage, the NSPCC cover a variety of topics relating to female genital mutilation. These topics include; signs, indicators and effects of FGM, who is affected, how to prevent and protect against FGM, legislation, policy and guidance, and finally some facts and statistics about female genital mutilation.
Female Circumcision, FGM, And Cutting
Female Genital Mutilation – also known as FGM, female circumcision, cutting or sunna – is when a girl’s external genitals are cut away. This is abuse, and it is illegal in the UK.
What to do if you’re worried about FGM
Female genital mutilation, or FGM, is a painful and illegal process that involves cutting and removing a girl’s external genitalia. If you’re worried about FGM there are places to get support and advice. This webpage covers what FGM is, what to do if you have gone through FGM, what to do if you’re worried about your family getting in trouble or if you’re worried about a friend who might be pressured into going through FGM.
What is Sexual Violence?
This webpage from Rape Crisis England and Wales covers what sexual violence is and what you should do if you are experiencing or have experienced sexual violence. Sexual violence is any unwanted sexual act or activity. There are many different kinds of sexual violence, including but not restricted to rape, sexual assault, child sexual abuse, sexual harassment, rape within marriage or relationships, forced marriage, honour-based violence, female genital mutilation, trafficking, sexual exploitation and ritual abuse.
Say No to Female Genital Mutilation
This booklet contains information on what female genital mutilation is, where it is practiced, statistics on FGM, consequences of FGM, reasons used to justify FGM, what religion says, spotting the signs of FGM, what the law says and comments by survived of FGM.