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Reporting Duty

The mandatory reporting duty came into effect on 31 October 2015. This duty requires regulated health and social care professionals and teachers in England and Wales to report known cases of FGM in under 18-year-olds to the police.

Reporting Duty Flowchart – Children

Hampshire Safeguarding Children Partnership and Hampshire Safeguarding Adults Board have also produced a flowchart for the reporting of cases of FGM in adults.

Reporting Duty Flowchart – Adults