The EVIL of Female Genital Mutilation

 

FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION:
February 2018
SB 1800 by *Ketron, HB 2240  by *Faison
Health, Dept. of - As introduced, requires healthcare practitioners to report incidents of female genital mutilation to the department; requires the department to issue an annual report on the incidence of female genital mutilation in the state.
NOTE:  This data gathering is a very important step in the right direction to make sure that FGM ultimately does not happen in Tennessee

 

No Evidence Haslam Administration Requires Reporting of Female Genital Mutilation to Tennessee Department of Health, Despite High Potential Risk in Nashville

 

Tennessee: Female Genital Mutilation Is Not One Of Our Concerns

 

No Screening for Female Genital Mutilation Among Arriving Refugees in Nashville During Initial Medical Exam

 

Female Genital Mutilation in the U. S. Will Not Stop Until Public Health Officials Collect Valid Data On Its Prevalence

 

Twenty-One Cases of Criminalized Female Genital Mutilation in Tennessee But No Prosecutions