Law n.º 27/2008 of 30 June 2008 (Portugal)
Article 5º - Persecution acts a) Acts of physical or mental violence, including of sexual nature; f) Acts performed specifically for reasons of gender or against minors.
Definition of 'refugee' in asylum law
Article 3. º Grant of Asylum
Definition of 'particular social group' and type(s) of persecution addressed
Article 2 r) - People particularly vulnerable, people with special needs, such as minors, unaccompanied minors, the disabled, the elderly, pregnant women, parents with family members minor children and persons who have been subjected to acts torture, rape or other serious forms of violence psychological, physical or sexual.
Number of asylum cases requested on the ground of FGM
Number of asylum cases granted on the ground of FGM
Public Diary, 1.ª series — N.º 124 — 30 June 2008; http://www.dre.pt/pdf1s/2008/06/12400/0400304018.pdf
Information collecting point
No references on SEF report for Asylum grated on FGM grounds information ( 2010) http://sefstat.sef.pt/Docs/Rifa_2010.pdf Information collected also thought CPR - Conselho Portugues para os Refugiados (more details in country report)