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  • CANCELLED - FVAWP - Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) Seminar

    Created: 07/12/2017, Updated: 29/01/2018

    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.


    FVAWP - Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) Seminar (SW2833)

    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.

    Learning Outcomes:

    • 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]



    Contact: Mary MacIntyre
    Phone: 01592 583690
    E-mail: [email protected]

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