Austrian Asylum Act 2005, Article 3 (Asylum status), Article 8 para 1 (Status of subsidiary protection), Article 7 (Withdrawal of the status of the full asylum)
The status of the asylum grant is entitled, if there is a tracking risk in the country of origin within the meaning of Article 1, section 2 AZ Geneva Convention membership to a particular social group (persecution because of gender) Risk of circumcision asylum relevant
Definition of 'refugee' in asylum law
A refugee or a convention refugee is a person who has received from the Austrian state asylum in the sense of the Geneva Convention. The Federal Asylum Office (BAA) is the competent authority for the determination of the refugee status.
Definition of 'particular social group' and type(s) of persecution addressed
The persecution may also be based on events that occurred after the foreigner has left his country of origin.
The threat of FGM until now forms no reason for asylum
Number of asylum cases granted on the ground of FGM
The Legal Information System of the Federation (RIS) Chancellor's Office
Information collecting point
The Federal Chancellery Federal Minister for Women and the Civil Service http://www.frauen.bka.gv.at/studien/tgf2008/kapitel2.html The Legal Information System of the Federation (RIS) Chancellor's Office (Acts)