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Information Brochures

NSW Education Program on FGM Information Booklet
Download our information booklet to find out more about FGM, the law related to FGM in Australia and our aims, objectives, services and training. (PDF 6.12 MB)

 
Information Brochure on FGM for Medical Practitioners
This brochure provides information for medical practitioners who may come into contact with women affected by FGM.

  What the law says about FGM in NSW 

Female genital mutilation is against the law in NSW. This leaflet describes NSW law applying to female genital mutilation.


Articles

Child protection in action: FGM
Diversit-e, Issue One 2011. p27-28
This article discusses what happens when traditional cultural practices such as FGM conflict with the law in Australia.  


 Education and Training Resources

 

 

Women's Health & Traditions in a New Society - Community Education Program

To order: Email us


Reports

 

NSW Education Program on Female Genital Mutilation. Annual Report 2014-2015

 

 

NSW Education Program on Female Genital Mutilation. Annual Report 2013-2014

 

 

Universal Children's Day Report

This resource reports on the NSW Education Service for FGM’s Universal Children’s Day events between November 2009 and November 2012.

NSW Education Program on FGM Annual Report 2011-2012 

 

 

 

Professional Education Training Presentation Report
January 31st – 1st February 2013 Hobart Tasmania

Female Genital Mutilation Education Program Evaluation Final Report 

This evaluation of the NSW Education Program on Female Genital Mutilation assesses the impact of the Program since a previous evaluation in 2000 and identifies areas for future strengthening and development.

 

Men’s BCW Health Training
This report describes training for men held 22nd September – 20th October 2012, with the theme; Men’s Health and Traditions.

Report on Men's Health Information Day, Blacktown November 2011
This report describes a Men's Health Information Day convened by the NSW Education Program on FGM that aimed to encourage men to be part of the discussion around health issues for men and FGM and its affect on the relationship with their wives/partners.

 

NSW Education Program on FGM Annual Report
2010-2011

Includes highlights from Professional Education Community Development Strategies & Key Performance Indicators.


 

International Zero Tolerance Day
The International Day of Zero Tolerance of Female Genital Mutilation was celebrated in Sydney in February 2011. This report outlines the day's activities and summarises efforts both within Australia and overseas to eliminate FGM.

 

Bilingual Community Workers Training. November - December 2010
This report describes The NSW Education Program on FGM's Bilingual Community Worker's Training Program. This program commenced in 1998 and aims to equip community members to faciliate the program's community education programs.
   

 

NSW Education Program on FGM Annual Report
July 2009 - June 2010
This Annual Report includes highlights from our professional education and community development strategies as well as details of our key performance indicators.

    

NSW Education Program on FGM: Implementation Plan 
July 2009 - June 2010
This report outlines the mission, target communities, key performance indicators, values, objectives and strategic plan of the NSW Education Program on FGM. 

 

Community Cultural Days
November 2008 - July 2009
This report looks at the NSW Education Program on FGM’s cultural days strategy. The cultural days aimed to provide women with the opportunity to celebrate positive cultural traditions at the same time as looking at the plight of women affected by the practice of FGM in their communities.

 

NSW Education Program on FGM: Annual and Progress Report
2008-2009
Our Annual Report for 2008-2009 incorporates an updated literature review, the latest population figures, and reports on our professional development, community development and resource development activities. 

 

The Men’s 2nd Seminar on Women’s Health Issues, Report Working with Men from cultures affected by FGM
June 2008 
This report documents the Second Men’s Seminar on FGM conducted by the NSW Education Program on FGM. The seminar brought together men from communities affected by FGM to discuss and learn more about FGM and to develop strategies to help to eliminate the practice.

 

NSW Education Program on FGM: Men's Seminar Report 
January 2006
The first Men’s Seminar on FGM targeted men as the community leaders, the power brokers and opinion leaders within the target communities in NSW. The seminar aimed to educate men as well as to encourage them to articulate their experiences in relation to FGM and forge strategies to enhance the work of prevention of FGM in NSW.


 

 

Cabaslot Fiesta: report on residential camp for Sierra Leone refugee women and children 
February 2003
This document reports on the residential camp for Sierra Leone Refugee women and children held in February, 2003. The aim of the camp was to build trust and rapport between the Program and the Sierra Leone community so that the community would be comfortable with addressing issues of FGM. 

 
Translations

The NSW Education Program on Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) has translated the following Booklet. Contact Us to order hard copies of the resource;

No Female Genital Mutilation Circumcision in Australia

(Booklet) Arabic, English & Sierra Leone


Last Updated 07 Jul 2016

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