FGM Update: City University London Report 23 July 2015
According to a study by City University London and Equality Now, an estimated 137,000 women and girls are affected by FGM in England and Wales, with Northampton being identified as one of the more prevalent areas outside London with a rate of more than seven women affected per 1,000.
The launch of the Serious Crime Act 2015's new provision for FGM Protection Orders has been fast-tracked, coming into effect ahead of the school summer holidays, when girls are at particular risk of being taken abroad for FGM to be carried out.
Updates to the NSCB Procedures Manual 23 July 2015
The Northamptonshire Children Safeguarding Board's Procedures Manual has been updated - see the changes that were applied on 6 July 2015.
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