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FVAWP: Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) Seminar
When: 10am-12pm, Tuesday 02 May 2017 Where: Bankhead Central, Bankhead Park, Glenrothes, KY7 6GH This event is being organised by Fife Violence Against Women Partnership (FVAWP) This particular event is free to attend, so no payment is required.
Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) is an abuse of human rights and is a child protection issue.
This stand-alone, multi-agency seminar is aimed at professionals working across services to raise awareness of the very current issue surrounding female genital mutilation, including prevalence, consequences, legal aspects and implications for practice. There is a need for us all to become more aware of FGM which is widespread in a number of communities in Scotland.
to understand the practice and consequences of female genital mutilation/female circumcision
to better understand the prevalence, reasons and justifications for this practice
to develop an understanding of how to identify those at potential risk of FGM
to be able to access appropriate support and information for clients and professionals
to gain an understanding of the legal issues around FGM
The seminar will be facilitated by Fife Violence Against Women Partnership and NHS Fife. Please note: Booking is essential to secure a place on this course. For further information or a booking form contact: [email protected]