Health professionals in the UK must screen for FGM (BBC)

November 3, 2013 - 10:45

11/3/2013 -- BBC -- "Health professionals must screen for genital mutilation" Advocacy Director, FGM Program Efua Dorkenoo discusses new report released by the Intercollegiate Group (Equality Now, Royal Colleges of Midwives, Nursing and Obstetricians and Gynaecologists and UNITE) and its partners on tackling FGM in the UK.

"The UK is well on its way to developing a joined-up response to FGM. However, we need to redouble our efforts to ensure that the right systems are institutionalised, that the correct data is gathered and shared, and that every frontline professional knows what action they need to take." --Efua Dorkenoo [read more...]

Read the full report here:

Tackling FGM in the UK: Intercollegiate recommendations for identifying, recording and reporting (pdf, 5.7MB)