Here are some helpful resources for child protection professionals working with communities affected by FGM in New Zealand/Aotearoa. They include child protection guiding principles for suspected or imminent FGM in New Zealand; resources on FGM and the NZ law; and links to background information on FGM.
An Interagency Statement to support advocacy for the abandonment of female genital mutilation based on new evidence summarizing findings from research and lessons learnt over the past decade. It describes the elements needed for complete abandonment of FGM, and caring for those affected by the practice.
This UK handbook provides information on FGM diagnosis, implications, management of FGM cases, national guidance, legal aspects, safeguarding issues and resources.