(fgm has been a criminal offence in the duty of mandatory reporting of fgm for . In december 2016, equality now, safe hands for girls, the united states institute of peace and the us network to end fgm/c came together. There is no specific legal duty to report fgm in scotland, but pharmacy professionals still have safeguarding obligations under the standards of. The purpose of this paper is to explore the perceptions of and barriers to reporting female genital mutilation (fgm) by victims and survivors of fgm to the police.
Scientific communications international, inc for the federal interdepartmental working group on fgm copies of this report are available from: women's health . Cite as, united states department of state, ethiopia: report on female genital mutilation (fgm) or female genital cutting (fgc), 1 june 2001,. Challenging fgm in london, fgm remains an issue both professionals and communities find difficult to discuss this report provides a summary of our findings. Female genital mutilation (fgm) mandatory reporting duty professional who initially identified the fgm (you) calls 101 (police) to make a report mandatory.
50,000 women in germany have suffered genital mutilation: report a somali teenager in hospital due to the consequences of an fgm. Female genital mutilation (fgm), also known as female genital cutting (fgc), is practised in 30 the unicef report notes fgm is found in countries beyond the 29 countries it covered, and the total worldwide number is unknown. Key findings from a new report from city university london and equality now women who have undergone female genital mutilation (fgm) do not only live in . Working to end female genital mutilation and cutting in tanzania the role and response of the church report commissioned by tearfund researchers:. Watch my interview with fgm campaigner hibo wardere here female genital mutilation is a crime it is a form of violence against women and.
Unfpa and unicef, on behalf of the unfpa-unicef joint programme on female genital mutilation/cutting (fgm/c), wish to acknowledge, with gratitude, the. Female genital mutilation a report to the attorney-general prepared by the family law council june 1994 commonwealth of australia 1994. Fgm, then it is your responsibility to report this to the police, and implement relevant safeguarding procedures as with any child abuse case this information .
Measures be implemented in the united states: • criminalize fgm at the state level across the country • train frontline services to identify and report fgm, and. Landinfo – 10 desember 2008 1 report female genital mutilation in sudan female genital mutilation (fgm) is very common in somalia and sudan. Female genital cutting has always been seen as an ancient ritual practiced in africa and to a lesser extent in the middle east, but a new global. Sahiyo conducted the first-ever international, online survey of bohra women on the subject of female genital cutting read the full report here are you from. On this page you can find out what female genital mutilation (fgm) is, how to report that a girl is at risk of fgm and advice and support if you have had fgm.
Might be a greater risk of immediate complications for women with fgm/c type according to a recent unicef report, there is wide variation in fgm/c. A new report has given a shocking glimpse into the hidden prevalence of female genital mutilation (fgm) in australia, revealing girls as young. Abstract objective the who reports that female genital mutilation/cutting ( fgm/c) is an ancient cultural practice prevalent in many.
Fgm has been a criminal offence in the uk since 1985 in 2003 it also became a criminal offence for uk nationals or permanent uk residents to take their child. The second study estimation of girls at risk of female genital mutilation in the the report also calls for more coordination of fgm-related work among. Female genital mutilation (fgm) is a practice that involves altering or injuring the female genitalia for non-medical reasons, and it is.
Abandonment of female genital mutilation/cutting (accaf), kenya gender and and 6% of men report that they believe fgm/c is required by religion. However, the two surveys cited at the start of this report suggest a high rate of fgm the ministry of human rights' finding of 407 percent. A new mandatory reporting duty for fgm is being introduced as part of the serious crime act 2015, we discuss what this means for you. [APSNIP--]