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    FGM Support Services

For information on free FGM training and the specialist support services we offer at Coventry Haven Women's  Aid, please email or call us.  

We are open from Monday - Friday 9am - 4.30pm 

Tel: 02476 444 077

Fax:02476 652 878

Email: r.oluyemi@btconnect.com 

Please call in to our Friendship Group, held every Monday 10am - 12noon and meet Rachel who will be happy to see you! They are held at the Central Library, Smithford Way, Coventry CV1 1FY 

FGM is a violation of the rights of the child and women. It is child abuse and illegal in the UK. 

If you or anyone you know is at immediate risk of FGM, seek support from the following organisations:

Police 

If you think that the situation involves immediate risk, then call the police on 999  

National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NSPCC) www.nspcc.org.uk 0808 800 5000 

ChildLine www.childline.org.uk 0800 1111 (24 hr free helpline for children)

Project Azure 

Is the Police Child Abuse Investigation Command response to FGM. They can be contacted on: 020 7161 2888 

Child Protection Helpline 0808 800 5000 (advice for adults worried about a child) 

Crime Stoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.  

Women's Aid 

Works to end violence against women and children.

www.womensaid.org.uk

24-hour free helpline: 0800 2000 247   

FORWARD - The African Diaspora Provides support, counselling and a safe space for girls and BME women to talk about their experiences. It can provide access and support for girls and women needing specialist health services who are affected by FGM.

www.forward.org.uk

Open Monday to Friday from 9.30am to 6pm  020 8960 4000 

Daughters Of Eve 

Seeks to help young women who are at risk of FGM or gender-based violence to access the appropriate services to protect them

Rights of Women 

National charity working to attain justice and equality by informing, educating and empowering women about their legal rights

www.rightsofwomen.org.uk. Legal advice line: 020 7251 6577 Sexual violence legal advice line: 020 7251 8887  

These websites also give information about FGM: 

www.rainbo.org and www.bwhafs.com  

Coventry University App for young people:

http://petals.coventry.ac.uk 

If you are abroad

Contact the nearest British Consulate Embassy or High Commission for help 


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