Title Uganda: 1. Please provide information on the practice of FGM in Uganda. 2. Is the practice prevalent amongst members of the Sebei tribe in Kapchorwa? 3. If so, what is the particular procedure followed amongst the Sebei? 4. At what age are girls required to undergo FGM? 5. What is the attitude of the authorities towards FGM? 6. Have there been concerted efforts to prevent or ban the practice? 7. Are perpetrators punished? 8. Is protection available to potential victims? 9. [deleted]
Publisher Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal
Publication Date 27 February 2009
Country Uganda
Topics Female genital mutilation (FGM) | State protection | Women-at-risk
Citation / Document Symbol UGA34517
Cite as Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal, Uganda: 1. Please provide information on the practice of FGM in Uganda. 2. Is the practice prevalent amongst members of the Sebei tribe in Kapchorwa? 3. If so, what is the particular procedure followed amongst the Sebei? 4. At what age are girls required to undergo FGM? 5. What is the attitude of the authorities towards FGM? 6. Have there been concerted efforts to prevent or ban the practice? 7. Are perpetrators punished? 8. Is protection available to potential victims? 9. [deleted], 27 February 2009, UGA34517, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/4b6fe3110.html [accessed 20 April 2014]
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