Female Genital Mutilation in New Zealand: Understanding and Responding Handbook

Female Genital Mutilation in New Zealand: Understanding and Responding Handbook

Child Protection Professionals, Health Professionals

A comprehensive 100-page handbook for health and child protection professionals working with women affected by FGM. The handbook includes detailed information on:

  • WHO definitions of FGM
  • Background to FGM
  • Beliefs and issues sustaining FGM
  • FGM prevalence and distribution
  • Short-term and long-term complications
  • Sexual and reproductive health issues
  • Psychological and social issues
  • Pregnancy, labour and birth clinical care
  • Deinfibulation
  • FGM child protection and prevention strategies
  • Effective consultations and FGM education in NZ
  • NZ Crimes Act and FGM legislation

Code: FGM-Res-07

Contact us

The FGM Education Programme
PO Box 99350, Newmarket 1149,
Auckland, New Zealand