FGM Scoping Study: Northern Ireland

Published November 20, 2017   |    Updated November 20, 2017 9:59 am

Developed by African and Caribbean Support Organisation Northern Ireland

Summary of Document

This scoping study seeks to provide an estimate of the number of women and girls affected or potentially affected by FGM in Northern Ireland. ACSONI conducted community engagement focus groups.The sessions were facilitated by Saria Khalifa and supported by Nattassa Latcham of ACSONI, Asma Aljunaid, Sahra Mahamuud and Saba Hasaballah of the local African Community.

It further seeks to identify service provision in Northern Ireland and to identify gaps in both service provision and knowledge.