Female Genital Mutilation (FGM): An Overview



To raise awareness of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) by providing health professionals working with women and young girls with an overview of FGM and the opportunity to explore relevant professional and practice issues.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this study day participants will be able to:

  • Define FGM and understand the social and cultural issues surrounding FGM
  • Develop an understanding of the risk factors and health consequences relating to FGM
  • Discuss the implications of FGM within a safeguarding and legal context
  • Understand the implications and relevance of FGM to their professional role


Midwives, Health Visitors, Nurses & Health Care Practitioners


Lecture, Video and discussion



Please note you will be informed in advance if there is a direct cost to you or your organisation for your attendance at this programme.

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Friday 1 February 2019
(9.15 - 1.00)
CEC - Antrim Mary Jo Chesnel
Tara Catherwood