Publication - Consultation analysis

Strengthening protection from Female Genital Mutilation (FGM): consultation analysis

Published: 24 May 2019
Directorate:
Local Government and Communities Directorate
Part of:
Equality and rights
ISBN:
9781787818484

An analysis of the responses to the consultation on strengthening protection from Female Genital Mutilation (FGM).

Strengthening protection from Female Genital Mutilation (FGM): consultation analysis
Annex A

Annex A

Female Genital Mutilation (Scotland) Bill – Numerical Breakdown Of Five Main Questions

Do you believe that a provision of anonymity for victims of FGM should be introduced?

Respondent  Yes  No Don’t Know Not Answered All
Individuals  20 4 3 1 28
NHS Bodies  2 1 1 - 4
Police Scotland 1 - - - 1
Local Authorities 3 - - - 3
Charity/Third Sector  9 2 - - 11
Child Protection Committee 4 2 - - 6
Violence Against Women Partnerships 4 - - - 4
Non-Ministerial Public Bodies - - - 1 1
Professional Representative Bodies 3 3 - 4 10
Other 3 - -
3
Total  49 12 4 6 71

Do you think that Scotland should introduce an offence so that individuals can be prosecuted if they fail to protect a person they have caring responsibilities for being subjected to FGM?   

Respondent  Yes  No Don’t Know Not Answered All
Individuals  17 7 3 1 28
NHS Bodies  - 3 1 - 4
Police Scotland 1 - - - 1
Local Authorities 1 1 1 - 3
Charity/Third Sector  7 2 2 - 11
Child Protection Committee 2 1 3 - 6
Violence Against Women Partnerships 1 3 - - 4
Non-Ministerial Public Bodies - - - 1 1
Professional Representative Bodies 2 4 1 3 10
Other 1 1 1
3
Total  32 22 12 5 71

Do you think that the Scottish Government should introduce Female Genital Mutilation Protection Orders? 

Respondent  Yes  No Don’t Know Not Answered All
Individuals  23 2 2 1 28
NHS Bodies  3 - 1 - 4
Police Scotland 1 - - - 1
Local Authorities 3 - - - 3
Charity/Third Sector  11 - - - 11
Child Protection Committee 5 1 - - 6
Violence Against Women Partnerships 3 - 1 - 4
Non-Ministerial Public Bodies - - - 1 1
Professional Representative Bodies 5 - 2 3 10
Other 3 - -
3
Total  57 3 6 5 71

Do you think the Scottish Government should introduce a duty to notify Police of FGM?  

Respondent  Yes  No Don’t Know Not Answered All
Individuals  12 11 4 1 28
NHS Bodies  2 2 - - 4
Police Scotland - - 1 - 1
Local Authorities 1 1 1 - 3
Charity/Third Sector  5 3 3 - 11
Child Protection Committee - 5 1 - 6
Violence Against Women Partnerships 1 3 - - 4
Non-Ministerial Public Bodies - - - 1 1
Professional Representative Bodies 2 6 2 - 10
Other 1 2 - - 3
Total  24 33 12 2 71

Do you agree that the Scottish Government should issue statutory guidance for professionals in relation to female genital mutilation?

Respondent  Yes  No Don’t Know Not Answered All
Individuals  21 2 3 2 28
NHS Bodies  2 1 1 - 4
Police Scotland 1 - - - 1
Local Authorities 3 - - - 3
Charity/Third Sector  10 - 1 - 11
Child Protection Committee 3 2 1 - 6
Violence Against Women Partnerships 4 - - - 4
Non-Ministerial Public Bodies - - - 1 1
Professional Representative Bodies 6 - 3 1 10
Other 3 - - - 3
Total  53 5 9 4 71

Contact

Email: Nadia.Abu-hussain@gov.scot