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Contacting us

Due to unprecedented demand and unforeseen staffing issues, people calling 101 are experiencing longer waiting times than normal. Please report non-emergencies to us via our webchat and online reporting tool, but always call 999 in an emergency.

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Spot the signs

Signs that FGM may have taken place on a child include; 

  • a lengthy absence from school
  • having difficulty walking, sitting or standing
  • spending longer than normal in the bathroom or toilet
  • health problems including bladder and menstrual issues,
  • complaints about pain between their legs
  • behavioural changes
  • talking about being taken away for a special ceremony;
  • mentioning something that has happened to them which they are not allowed to talk about.

 

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