This discrete e-platform was created with funding from the Department of Health and NHS England, and aims to provide a virtual forum of support where relevant resources can be accessed, including links to appropriate data on FGM. The e-network also acts as a confidential platform for discussion of issues or specific problems, and for sharing information and best practice in a safe space.
FGM Reconstruction Surgery
A new project is underway, the end goal of which is to establish a National Centre of Excellence providing FGM reconstruction surgery as a treatment option for FGM survivors. The plan is for reconstruction surgery to be integrated within a holistic care package offering psychosexual and trauma therapy alongside other treatment options and support.
The RESTORE project celebrates Zero Tolerance To FGM Day, 6TH February, 5 – 8PM
Date: Tuesday 6th February 2024 Time: 17:00 – 20:00
Join us for a face to face national stakeholder event to discuss Do YOU want FGM reconstruction surgery to be made available in the UK? The RESTORE project is a group of FGM survivors, charity workers & professionals with a shared goal to set up a national FGM Reconstruction service. We will be presenting:- What is reconstruction surgery? Why should it be avaialbe in the UK? And how psychosexual therapy will be integrated into the new service.
AND launch of FORWARD’s research: “Diaspora Change Makers in the Global Movement to End FGM: Exploring Experiences, Motivations, and Impact”
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