UK Home Office, Department for Education, and The Rt Hon Lynne Featherstone MP. 2011
Guidance. Female genital mutilation: guidelines to protect children and women
These 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
The 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.
The 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 This Act has been replaced by the UK Female Genital Mutilation Act 2003.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
The Female Genital Mutilation Act 2003 (c. 31) is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom that is applied in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.
The Female Genital Mutilation Act 2003 can be accessed in this LINK
The Spanish Agency of International Cooperation for Developments (AECID) has called for Zero Tolerance Against FGM on February 6th 2013, the International Day Against FGM. AECID is funding projects on FGM in Niger via FNUAP and in Gambia, Liberia, Angola and Níger via Fondo España – NEPAD.