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Female Genital Mutilation (FGM): Safeguarding Pathway and Risk Assessment

The following safeguarding pathway and risk assessment tools have been developed by the Safeguarding Board for Northern Ireland (SBNI) to support all staff who work with and who deliver services to children and young people, women and families. The purpose of this resource is to help professionals appropriately identify, safeguard and support girls who may be at potential risk of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) and/or women who have suffered FGM. The pathway and tools are adapted versions of similar tools published by Department of Health, London.