Birmingham Against FGM Conference 2022 - "Ending FGM in a Generation" (Session 1)
Date & Time:
BSCP on behalf of Birmingham against FGM are proud to present this virtual conference.
All safeguarding staff and practitioners are invited to attend. The sessions include survivor accounts, medical expertise and practitioner tools as well as definitions and awareness raising.
Outline of the session:
09.30- 09.45: Introduction and welcome - Carolyn Daly, Safeguarding Children Team Leader, Birmingham Community Healthcare Trust/Christine Wellington, Head of Service, Birmingham Childrens Trust, Asti
09.45 - 10.30 What is FGM? - Alison Byrne – Specialist FGM Midwife, University Hospitals Birmingham
An overview of FGM and types of FGM from one of the leading specialists in this area. Hear about Alison’s groundbreaking work with women and girls.
10.30 – 11.00 The Law - DC Gill Squires, WMP SME for Female Genital Mutilation, Public Protection Unit| West Midlands Police
Gill is the subject expert lead for West Midlands police and has extensive professional and personal experience in this field.
11.00 – 11.10 Refreshment break/leg stretch
11.20 – 12.00 Survivor Account - Mrs Sarian Karim-Kamara
Sarian talks about her experiences of FGM and being a survivor. Crucial insight into the impact of FGM on a very personal level
1200 - 1230 Q & A
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