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Ireland: Opening of First Specialist Service for Treatment of FGM

Specialised support and care is now available to girls and women in Ireland who have experienced female genital mutilation (FGM). Opened today (07.05.14) by Minister of State with Responsibility for Primary Care Alex White, the service is the first of its kind in the country and will be lead by the Irish Family Planning Association (IFPA) in its clinic at 5/7 Cathal Brugha Street, Dublin 1, with the support of the HSENational Social Inclusion Office and AkiDwA - the Migrant Women’s Network.

 

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