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Since October 2015, it has been mandatory in England and Wales to report female genital mutilation (FGM) in girls aged <under 18 to the police. The British Association for Sexual Health and HIV Adolescent Special Interest Group conducted a UK-wide survey of healthcare professionals aiming to capture experience of FGM reporting.
A total of 76 responses were received over a 4-week period. Ninety per cent of respondents worked in sexual health services; responses were also received from contraception …
Handling editor Jackie A Cassell
Collaborators British Association for Sexual Health and HIV (BASHH) Adolescent Sexual Health Special Interest Group
Contributors Survey design by JA, DB and EH. Survey implementation by JA. Survey analysis by JA, EH and AR.
Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.
Competing interests None declared.
Patient consent for publication Not required.
Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; internally peer reviewed.
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