Health Professionals

Welcome. If you are a health professional caring for a woman with 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 HEALTH PROFESSIONALS
Resources for Health Professionals

Click here for resources that can assist you caring for a woman with FGM. These include NZ recommended guidelines for deinfibulation, antenatal, labour and delivery and postnatal care; FGM pamplets for health professionals and recommended research and related links.

NZ LAW AND FGM
NZ Law and FGM

If you are concerned that a child is at risk click here for information on the NZ law and FGM and click here for the NZ child protection recommended guiding principles for suspected and imminent FGM.

FGM HEALTH COMPLICATIONS
Health Complications

Click here for information on short term, long term, sexual, childbirth and psychosocial complications of FGM.

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 hello@fgm.co.nz, and we will be in touch to discuss your training needs.

Contact us

The FGM Education Programme
PO Box 99350, Newmarket 1149,
Auckland, New Zealand