ADVICE & SUPPORT – SV

Specialist services, helplines, emergency services, NGOs etc

AMEL Clinic—based at Södersjukhuset hospital, Stockholm, treats women subjected to FGM.

Desert Flower Foundation Scandinavia—a non-profit organisation established in 2015 in Stockholm by experts in medicine, gynaecology, obstetrics, midwifery, reconstructive surgery, research, sexology, psychotherapy as well as international relations, political science, law and business, and survivors of FGM. The Foundation aims to combat FGM in Sweden and eventually other Nordic countries, reaching out to vulnerable girls and women who need assistance or care.

Hedersförtryck.se—a website administered by the County Administrative Board of Östergötland (Länsstyrelsen Östergötland), disseminating information about honour-related violence and oppression, including FGM.

RISK (Riksföreningen stoppa kvinnlig könsstympning)—a Swedish non-profit organisation to end FGM, RISK offers information and education in several languages, targeting FGM-practising communities as well as professionals in contact with FGM-affected or at-risk girls and women. RISK chapters are based around Sweden, in Gothenburg, Karlstad, Nyköping, Stockholm, Uppsala, Umeå and Växjö.

Support hotline—administered by the County Administrative Board of Östergötland (Länsstyrelsen Östergötland) offers advice to professionals seeking guidance where FGM is suspected.

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