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Lets Talk FGM

The Let’s Talk FGM is app aims to to assist professionals in making a sensitive enquiry about FGM. 

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  • Web app

Overview

  • What is Let's Talk FGM?

Let’s Talk FGM is an iPad app to assist professionals to make sensitive enquiry about FGM.

It incorporates key information on the impact of FGM, why it happens, the law, how to protect children and suggests support for survivors.

Let’s Talk FGM presents four films and soundbites of key information in five languages. 

  • Who is it for?

Healthcare professionals.

  • How should it be used?

The app is designed to be used alongside face to face conversations with people who may be affected by FGM.

  • Developed by experts

The ‘Lets Talk FGM’ iPad app was designed by Joanne McEwan, a public health nurse at Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust, with the help of FGM survivors and campaigners. It is available for free for download on iPads.

Let’s Talk FGM is available for free both as an iPad app and as a responsive website.

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This is a prescribed app. It should only be used alongside a face to face intervention provided by a mental health worker. Check with your local service to see if they subscribe to the app.

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