Female genital mutilation (FGM) teaching resources

Created for Key Stage 3 and 4 citizenship and PSHE classes, these resources focus on dispelling myths around FGM. They also include the powerful stories of those who have been affected by FGM and those who are working to eradicate it. 

What's in my download?

Female genital mutilation is often shrouded in secrecy and you may feel like it is a difficult and sensitive topic to tackle in class. To assist you, we've packaged:

  • The facts and myths around FGM in a quiz-style slideshow, below
  • Case studies including stories from both those affected by FGM and working to eradicate it
  • Teacher notes to help you to get the most out of these resources

Find out more about ActionAid's work to eradicate FGM