Female Genital Mutilation, Forced Marriage and Honour Based Violence – Protecting Children in your School

Understand and gain knowledge around these issues and how to respond effectively

Female genital mutilation, forced marriage and honour based violence affects both boys and girls in education, with over 25% of reported cases affecting children under 16. This course will explore the social and cultural contexts of these issues, how they affect children, and what schools can do to protect their students.

Course Outcomes

  • Understand the context for these abuses and recognise factors which may indicate risk of harm
  • Develop effective safeguarding practices by working with staff, children and external agencies
  • Recognise when and how to protect vulnerable children
  • Explore sensitive and appropriate learning resources for children
  • Identify models of existing good practice in schools

This is one of the courses from our archive.

You can still have it delivered in your school or college, adapted to your needs and the current context, by one of our expert associates.

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