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Cabinet Secretary for Education writes schools in Wales to raise awareness of Female Genital Mutilation, 07/07/2017 [W]

Kirsty Williams AM, Cabinet Secretary for Education, has written to all schools in Wales to raise awareness of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM).

The Cabinet Secretary said “I have written to schools to seek their assistance in helping eradicate this particularly abhorrent form of violence against women and girls.” Schools and their head teachers are being reminded of the issue and their responsibilities to ensure that children and young people are safe. The letters highlight the key role that staff in education organisations play in safeguarding young people from abuse.

To read more about the issue and Kirsty William’s statement, please visit the Welsh Government website here.