Country United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Year 2016 - 2020
Type of Measure Policies > National action plan specific to violence against women
Form of Violence Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C)

Brief Description


In Scotland, the National Action Plan to Prevent and Eradicate Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) is a partnership approach between Police Scotland, NHS, third sector, local authorities and the Scottish Government to prioritise the protection from and prevention of FGM; provide services and appropriate support for those who have experienced FGM and hold perpetrators to account. 

Source of Information

United Kingdom's submission for National Review for Implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action, Beijing+25, 2019, p.37

For more information: Scotland's national action plan to prevent and eradicate FGM