Aliens Act, esp. chapter 4, §52 and chapter 6, §87a-b, §88 (Finland)
Fixed or permanent residence permit, asylum.
Definition of 'refugee' in asylum law
According to the Geneve Act from 1951, 1. chapter, 1§.
Definition of 'particular social group' and type(s) of persecution addressed
Past persecution; Future persecution
Asylum can be admitted if there is a reason to suspect that the person has been or is at the risk of being persecuted, which can mean physical injury, torture or other inhuman or degrading treatment, if the person would return to the country of origin.
Number of asylum cases requested on the ground of FGM
Number of asylum cases granted on the ground of FGM
Information collecting point
Information mainly gathered in finlex-database, where also an English translation of the Aliens act by Ministry of Justice is available. There is no special body collecting statistics on asylum cases based on FGM since there has not been any.