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Female genital mutilation: help and advice

Today is International Day for Zero Tolerance of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM)

Get advice on how to stop female genital mutilation (FGM), or get help if you’re a victim.

FGM, sometimes known as ‘female circumcision’ or ‘female genital cutting’, is illegal in the UK.

It’s also illegal to take abroad a British national or permanent resident for FGM, or to help someone trying to do this.

Visit the Home Office website to see how to report this.