In the United Kingdom, the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children has launched a 24/7 helpline to protect UK children from female genital mutilation (FGM). Anyone who is worried about a child being or has been a victim of FGM can contact
0800 028 3550 for information and support. The helpline also helps victims who speak Arabic, Turkish, Farsi, Polish, and other languages.
Number of Women and Girls At Risk: 25,000
Status: Existing Legislation Needs Strengthening
Improve by adding: Prosecuting parents/guardian, felony offense