If you are informed by a girl under 18 that an act of FGM has been carried out on her; or observe physical signs which appear to show that an act of FGM has been carried out on a girl under 18.  Regulated professionals must report it to the Police under the Mandatory Duty using the 101 non-emergency number.

Resources

National FGM Centre’s Guidance for Social Workers

The Centre has created this tool for Social Workers to help guide the assessment of cases where FGM is a concern. This Tool does not replace professional judgement and only provides recommendations.  The Tool has and can be accessed by other professionals.