Special decision by the Migration department at the Ministry of The Interior of the Republic of Lithuania (2008)
Permitting refugee status
Number of asylum cases granted on the ground of FGM
In 2008, 1.5 years old girl from Ethiopia was granted a refugee status on the grounds of possible FGM.
Doctoral thesis: The shortcomings of refugee definition in 1951 Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees and in the EU directive 2004/83/EB*
Information collecting point
Ministry of the Interior (institutions under the ministry)