Category Archives: Governments

Protocolo para la prevención y actuación ante la mutilación genital femenina en Aragón [Text in Spanish]

aragonGovernment of Aragon, Instituto Aragonés de la Mujer, Medicos del Mundo.

Protocolo para la prevención y actuación ante la mutilación genital femenina en Aragón [Text in Spanish]

This guideline has been prepared with the aim to support healthcare, social and education workers to prevent and respond to the needs of girls and women who undergo FGM in Aragon (Spain).

Guidance. Female genital mutilation: guidelines to protect children and women

UK Home Office, Department for Education, and The Rt Hon Lynne Featherstone MP. 2011

Guidance. Female genital mutilation: guidelines to protect children and women

thumbnail_MultiAgencyPracticeGuidelinesNov14.pdfThese updated guidelines support and assist frontline professionals, such as teachers, health professionals, police officers and social workers, in safeguarding children and protecting adults from the abuses associated with FGM. This guidelines are applied in England and Wales.

 

This guidelines can be accessed in this LINK

 

Prohibition of Female Genital Mutilation (Scotland) Act 2005

scotlawThe Prohibition of Female Genital Mutilation (Scotland) Act 2005 (asp 8) was passed by the Parliament on 26th May 2005 and received Royal Assent on 1st July 2005. This Act is applied in Scotland. In Wales, North Ireland and England the UK 2003 Female Genital Mutilation Act applies.

The text of the Prohibition of Female Genital Mutilation (Scotland) Act 2005 (asp 8) can be accessed in this LINK.

 

Prohibition of Female Circumcision Act 1985

fgmlThe Prohibition of Female Circumcision Act 1985 was an act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom that made female genital mutilation a crime in the United Kingdom. This Act has been replaced by the UK Female Genital Mutilation Act 2003.

The text of the Prohibition of Female Circumcision Act 1985 can be accessed in this LINK