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Female Genital Mutilation

If you are worried a child is at risk of, or is a victim of, FGM contact the NSPCC FGM helpline anonymously 24/7.

What is FGM
The term FGM covers all harmful procedures to the female genitalia for non-medical purposes. There are 4 types - all are illegal and have serious health risks.FGM ranges from pricking or cauterizing the genital area, through partial or total removal of the clitoris, cutting the lips (the labia) and narrowing the vaginal opening.Even partial removal or 'nipping' can risk serious health problems for girls and women.

Details:
Locality Bermondsey & Rotherhithe, Borough, Bankside & Walworth, Camberwell & Dulwich, Peckham, Nunhead & Peckham Rye
Telephone fgmhelp@nspcc.org.uk
Email 0800 028 3550
Website www.nspcc.org.uk
Age Group All
Cost Free
Delivered by NSPCC [National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children

Updated: 26/04/2018

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