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# Episode Title Description People Date
1 Creative Commons FMR 49, FGM - Editors’ Introduction An introductory note from the Editors of a special mini-feature on 'FGM and Asylum in Europe' in FMR 49. Marion Couldrey, Maurice Herson 04 Jun 2015
2 Creative Commons FMR 49, FGM - Female genital mutilation: a case for asylum in Europe With some 71% of female EU asylum applicants from FGM-practising countries estimated to be survivors of this harmful traditional practice, it is time to accept that this subject demands greater scrutiny and a more dedicated response. Fadela Novak-Irons 04 Jun 2015
3 Creative Commons FMR 49, FGM - FGM: challenges for asylum applicants and officials Asylum authorities in the European Union need to establish better procedures to help address the specific vulnerabilities and protection needs of women and girls who have undergone or are at risk of female genital mutilation. Christine Flamand 04 Jun 2015
4 Creative Commons FMR 49, FGM - The medicalisation of female genital mutilation The ‘medicalisation’ of female genital mutilation should be denounced on two counts.Firstly, it is usually anatomically more damaging and, secondly, it goes against the ethical basis of the medical profession. Pierre Foldes, Frédérique Martz 04 Jun 2015
5 Creative Commons FMR 49, FGM - The Istanbul Convention: new treaty, new tool The new Istanbul Convention provides a powerful tool for more effectively guaranteeing the protection of asylum seekers at risk of gender-based persecution and at risk of FGM in particular. Elise Petitpas, Johanna Nelles 04 Jun 2015
6 Creative Commons FMR 49, FGM - Changing attitudes in Finland towards FGM Former refugee women are now working as professional educators among immigrant and refugee communities in Finland to tackle ignorance of the impact and extent of female genital mutilation/cutting. Saido Mohamed, Solomie Teshome 04 Jun 2015