FGM and Honour-based abuse

FGM and Honour-based abuse

About this Safeguarding course

Course Overview:

The aim of the course is to deepen your knowledge of FGM and other forms of so-called honour-based abuse, a key element of Keeping Children Safe in Education.

Intended Outcomes:

So-called 'honour-based' abuse (HBA) encompasses incidents or crimes which have been committed to protect or defend the honour of the family and/or the community. This course will provide you with the knowledge to understand the following forms of honour-based abuse:

  • FGM (including the mandatory reporting duty for teachers)
  • Forced marriage
  • Breast flattening
  • Child abuse linked to faith or belief

Who is it for:

All staff.


45 minutes.

The Cost:

This course is available as part of our eLearning annual licence which includes unlimited access to the full Safeguarding eLearning Library for £995 plus VAT per annum.

Alternatively, if your school subscribes to our annual Safeguarding Support Service, you will receive access to our entire Safeguarding eLearning library at no extra cost.


To successfully complete the course, learners will be required to pass a short assessment.


Upon successful completion of the course learners will be issued a CPD accredited certificate to download. The course equates to 45 minutes of CPD.

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