Action Plan for the Prevention of Circumcision of Girls and Women 2012-2016 (FGM)
Tyttöjen ja naisten ympärileikkauksen estämisen toimintaohjelma 2012-2016 (FGM)
The purpose of the Action Plan is to set up permanent national and regional structures in order to prevent circumcision of girls and women. The main objectives are to prevent circumcision of girls in Finland and to improve the welfare of circumcised girls and women. The target groups include the decision-makers and professionals who encounter in their work girls and women who have been circumcised or who are at risk of being circumcised. Other target groups are research and educational institutes, NGOs and key persons in the communities where FGM is a part of the cultural tradition.
Budget attached: 49 000 € for 04/-12/2013 (by THL); 91 961 € for 01/2014-06/2015 (25% by THL and 75% by European Refugee Fund)
Ministry of Social Affairs and Health (STM) / National Institute of Health and Welfare (THL)