Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) is illegal in the UK but may still be carried out on school-age girls. Suzanne O’Connell summarises the risks associated with these procedures and gives tips for identifying pupils who may be at risk.
Dr. Suzanne O'Connell
Dr Suzanne O’Connell is a freelance writer specialising in education. She is also the Managing Editor of Attendance Matters Magazine. Prior to this she taught for 23 years and was a headteacher of a junior school in Nuneaton for 11 years.