OFPRA Annual Activity Report, 2010
OFPRA, Rapport d'activité 2010
Year of data collection
Asylum seekers, stateless persons and refugees claiming protection in France
Prevalence data on FGM
In 2010, 248 women were granted subsidiary protection on the ground of FGM risk for their children (20% of subsidiary protection granted to female asylum seekers). This data is only for adult demanders. Besides, 1.179 medical certificates were produced for children in 2010 to renew subsidiary protection on the ground of FGM risk.
Disaggregated data per country of origin
Disaggregated data per country regarding FGM as a ground for refugee status demands are not systematically reported, but it is stated that demands on the ground of FGM risk are especially significant for Mali, Senegal, Nigeria and Guinea
Limitations of study
This document provides useful data about FGM as a ground for claiming protection, indicating that among migrants, over 1.100 girls were under protection of French authorities on the ground of FGM risk in 2010.
Office Français de Protection des Réfugiés et Apatrides, http://www.ofpra.gouv.fr