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Female genital mutilation: multi-agency practice guidelines

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    HM Government
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    24 February 2011
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New, multi-agency practice guidelines on tackling and preventing female genital mutilation are now published. Awareness among healthcare practitioners across all sectors, but particularly in GP practices, and midwifery, gynaecology, neo-natal and anti-natal services, is crucial to creating the joined-up approach needed to safeguard girls and women from harm; and ensuring those affected receive the physical and mental health care they need

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