Child Protection Professionals

If you are a child protection professional caring for a woman with FGM in New Zealand, concerned that a child may be at risk, or just want to learn more about FGM in New Zealand here are some resources that might be helpful for you.

Background to FGM
Background to FGM

Click here for some background context to FGM including FGM types, prevalance and beliefs sustaining the practice.

FGM Resources for Child protection Professionals
Resources for Child protection Professionals

Click here for the NZ child protection recommended guiding principles for suspected and imminent FGM and some wider recommended resources.

NZ Law and FGM

Click here for information on the NZ law and FGM in New Zealand.

FGM Workforce Development

If you or your team would  like workforce development on FGM in New Zealand and FGM clinical care, please email us at, and we will be in touch to discuss your training needs.