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Prevent female genital mutilation (FGM)

Oxford Against Cutting (OAC) is committed to working to help prevent female genital mutilation (FGM) of girls and women.

If you have had FGM/C and have health problems, you can access help at the Oxford Rose Clinic or The Rose Centre in Reading.

MASH / Windsor & Maidenhead Children's Services - 01628 683 150 (Emgergency Duty Team - 01344 786 543).

The Rose Centre, Reading Specialist advice and support hub for FGM survivors - 07903 675 676.

Oxford Rose Clinic, Specialist clinic for FGM survivors - 07767 671 406.

NSPCC - 0800 028 3550 (FGM Helpline)

Childline - 0800 11 11

The Dash Charity (Windsor & Maidenhead domestic abuse services) - 01753 549865.

Police - 999

They also offer training, their charity can deliver sensitive, high quality staff training and student lessons to support learning in primary and secondary schools and professional groups on:

  • Female genital mutilation (FGM)
  • Forced marriage and other forms of honour-based abuse (HBA)
  • Body image (including learning on FGM, female cosmetic genital surgery, unrealistic expectations for body images shown online and how pornography presents a distorted picture of sexual behaviour)
  • Body rights and safety (from all forms of sexual harm) – primary school lesson (including the NSPCC PANTS campaign)

Please visit thie website for more information.

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