Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting: The Role of the ICS

Workshop 35

Workshop Schedule

09:00

Christopher K Payne

09:05

Christopher K Payne

09:15

Sara Johnsdotter

09:25

Jasmine Abdulcadir

09:35

Jasmine Abdulcadir

09:50

Sara Johnsdotter

10:00

Jasmine Abdulcadir

10:10

Christopher K Payne

10:20

All

Aims & Objectives

Basic
90 minutes
Prevention and Public Health
Clinical
Female Genital Cutting Female Genital Mutilation Public Health
Urology, Urogynaecology, Conservative Management
The ICS has recently published a White Paper on the issue of Female Genital Cutting/Mutilation. Among other actions, in this paper the ICS pledges to "Educate our members--raising awareness, exploring ethical issues, stimulating interest". The Aim of this workshop is to serve as an initial action by the ICS to fulfil the promise. The Aims of the Workshop are to: 1. Explain the background of FGM/C 2. Describe the current scope of the problem 3. Evaluate prevention efforts 4. Provide a general clinical approach to a patient after FGM/C