1. Which of the following are potential issues may prevent girls and young women approaching teachers or educational authorities about FGM?
2. Which health complications commonly associated with FGM are risk factors a teacher could pick up on?
3. In your local primary school, one of the girls in your class writes a story about visiting Africa for the summer holidays and being taken to hospital for “special treatment”.
What should the teacher do?
4. What would help this teacher to effectively respond to this situation?
5. Is the teacher correct to assume that the girl concerned did not undergo FGM?