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NDM6528 - Debate by Individual Members under Standing Order 11.21(iv)


Julie Morgan (Cardiff North)
Angela Burns (Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire)
Dai Lloyd (South Wales West)
Joyce Watson (Mid and West Wales)
Jenny Rathbone (Cardiff Central)
Hannah Blythyn (Delyn)

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales: 

1. Recognises that female genital mutilation (FGM) is widely practised worldwide and an estimated 2,000 women and girls in Wales are living with the consequences of FGM.

2. Calls on the Welsh Government to:

a) use every opportunity to raise awareness of this practice;

b) encourage schools to discuss this as part of the Personal and Social Education curriculum and in staff training;

c) raise awareness of this practice among GPs and all medical practitioners; and

d) do all it can to ensure communities most affected receive help and support to tackle the problem.

Supported by:

Jayne Bryant (Newport West)

Business type: Debate

Reason considered: Assembly Business;

Status: Complete

First published: 02/11/2017

Decision due: 8 Nov 2017 by Plenary



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