Supporting Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting

Female genital mutilation/cuttingHow do you support women and girls you treat who have experienced female genital mutilation/cutting? The National Education Toolkit for Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting Awareness can provide you with assistance with its postcards.


All women and girls who experience or are at risk of female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C) have the right to high quality, safe, and person-centred health care. The NETFA campaign identifies the key role health practitioners can play in ending FGM/C. Four postcards were developed to engage with professionals to increase their knowledge to care for women and girls affected by FGM/C.

 

National Education Toolkit for Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting Awareness Postcard

How can we improve health outcomes in Australia for women and girls who have experienced female genital mutilation/cutting?

 

National Education Toolkit for Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting Awareness Postcard

NETFA stands for National Education Toolkit for Female Genital Mutilation/ Cutting Awareness.

Female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C) is a women’s health issue.

Information and resources are available to assist health professionals to appropriately treat and support women and girls living in Australia who have experienced Female genital mutilation/cutting.

 

National Education Toolkit for Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting Awareness Postcard

NETFA can help you to:

  • Understand the variety of long and short-term health complications and risks that affect women and girls who have experienced FGM/C.
  • Support and inform the women and girls you treat who have experienced FGM/C while respecting their cultural dignity.
  • Respond appropriately to health complications that may arise for women and girls who have experienced FGM/C.
  • Engage in the issue so we can collectively improve health outcomes in Australia for women and girls who have experienced FGM/C.

The NETFA website has a range of toolkits, guides, publications, videos, standards, best practice approaches, research and other resources specifically for health professionals.

NETFA stands for National Education Toolkit for Female Genital Mutilation/ Cutting Awareness. Visit their website. Download postcards that highlight the suffering of women and their right to experience womanhood totally and completely.

 

National Education Toolkit for Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting Awareness Postcard

 

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