Female Genital Mutilation (FGM)
The National FGM Centre has added a number of new resources to their website. In addition to FGM, the resources also include breast flattening and child abuse linked to faith or belief.
FGM Direct Work Toolkit http://nationalfgmcentre.org.uk/fgm/fgm-direct-work-toolkit/
Exploring concerns around child abuse linked to faith or belief http://nationalfgmcentre.org.uk/calfb/resources-for-exploring-concerns/
Breast Flattening Information overview http://nationalfgmcentre.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/About-Breast-Flattening-Leaflet-.pdf
Relationships, health and sex education briefing
The NSPCC has produced a CASPAR briefing summarising the Department for Education’s (DfE’s) draft statutory guidance about how Relationships Education, Relationships and Sex Education (RSE) and Health Education should be implemented in all schools in England by 2020. The briefing sets out key points covered in the guidance, including: developing a policy, content, parents’ right to withdraw, whole school approach and safeguarding.
Source: NSPCC Learning: relationships, health and sex education draft statutory guidance: CASPAR briefing Date: 06 March 2019
Further information: NSPCC Learning: putting safeguarding at the heart of relationships and sex education
NSPCC Learning: managing sexualised behaviour in schools: online courses