Resource Topic: Female Genital Mutilation or Cutting (FGM/C)

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This handbook was created for parents and preteens who are new to the U.S. and addresses things that often come up in families raising girls in the United States. It is intended for mothers and daughters or caregivers of girls to read through and talk about together. This can help girls and their caregivers understand […]

This guide provides information and tips for victims of FGC who are pregnant and what to expect during childbirth. It includes information on prenatal and postnatal care, labor and delivery in the U.S., and tips on speaking with a doctor.

This guide for resettlement providers includes information on FGC, tips for working with clients from countries where FGC is prevalent, and programmatic efforts to consider when providing services to victims of FGC.

This guide for educators includes information on FGC, tips on creating a welcoming environment for victims of FGC, and how to prevent the practice in schools and communities.

This guide for obstetric care practitioners includes tips on providing culturally competent care; information on prenatal, intrapartum, and postnatal care; and common misconceptions surrounding FGC.

This guide for health practitioners includes information on the different types of FGC, approaches to consider when caring for victims of FGC, and the physical and psychological consequences of FGC.

This guide provides answers to questions about female genital cutting (FGC) including what it is, who is affected by it, the different types of FGC, why it is performed and more.