Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) - Female genital mutilation Guidelines for dealing with affected girls and women
Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) – Weibliche Genitalverstümmelung Leitfaden zum Umgang mit betroffenen Mädchen und Frauen
Estimates of the Ministry of Health
Umyma Eljelede, Bakk.a, Mag.a Hilde Wolf
Year of data collection
Prevalence data on FGM
It is assumed that around 6.000-8.000 victims of FGM live in Austria. In Vienna, there are approximately 1.900 women who come from a country with frequent occurrence from FGM, thus to a potential risk. In addition, there are indications that girls suffer this fate in Austria. In the context of leisure travel which have to be seen in the connection of leisure travles to their home countries in which they get circumcised forcibly. According to estimates by the Ministry of Health, an estimated 100 girls and women could be affected annually.
Institut für Frauen- und Männergesundheit/ FEM Süd; http://www.fem.at/shared/FGM-Broschuere-Web.pdf