Further information about the subject of Female Genital Mutilation can be found the following online resources:

UK Based Active Organisations

City Parochial Foundation
An independent charitable foundation that aims to enable and empower to poor of London to tackle poverty and its root causes, and to ensure that its funds reach those most in need.

Esmée Fairbairn Foundation
A funding body that provides organisations that have the ideas and ability to achieve change for the better. Its primary interests are in the UK's cultural life, education and learning, the natural environment and enabling disadvantaged people to participate more fully in society.

The first UK-wide fund for projects working with women and girls envisioning that every female in the country has what she needs to be the best she can.

UK Based Resources

RCN: Female Genital Mutilation: An RCN educational resource for Nurses and Midwives (2006) (PDF)

RCOG Statement (May 2003) (PDF)

BMA: Female Genital Mutilation - Caring for patients and child protection (2006)

RCM: Position paper (1998 for updating in 2006) (DOC)

World Health Organisation Resources

American Based Resources

Circumcision Information and Resource Pages

Australian Based Resources

Royal Women’s Hospital: Clinical practice guideline on Female Genital Mutilation

Other Resources

Proceedings of the Fourth International Symposium on Circumcision
University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland (1996)

Female Circumcision in Africa and the Problem of Cross Cultural Perspectives
Prof. Gloria T. Emeagwali, Africa Update (1996)

Proceedings of the First International Symposium on Circumcision
Anaheim, California, (1989)

IRIN Africa
An in-depth report on the current status of FGM practices in Gambia