When: 2-4pm, Wednesday 07 February 2018 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.
It is too late to book a place for this particular session, sorry about that.
29 January 2018 - Sorry, this event has been cancelled.
Female Genital Mutilation 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.
For further information or to reserve a place please contact by e-mailing: [email protected]