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.