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Eradicating female genital mutilation - national action plan 2016-2020: equality impact assessment

Published: 20 Sep 2017

Equality Impact Assessment (EQIA) record for Scotland's national action plan to prevent and eradicate Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) 2016 to 2020.

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Eradicating female genital mutilation - national action plan 2016-2020: equality impact assessment
Stage 5 - Authorisation of EQIA

Stage 5 - Authorisation of EQIA

Please confirm that:

  • This Equality Impact Assessment has informed the development of this policy:

    Yes ⌧

    No ▢

  • Opportunities to promote equality in respect of age, disability, gender reassignment, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation have been considered, i.e.:
    • Eliminating unlawful discrimination, harassment, victimisation;
    • Removing or minimising any barriers and/or disadvantages;
    • Taking steps which assist with promoting equality and meeting people's different needs;
    • Encouraging participation ( e.g. in public life)
    • Fostering good relations, tackling prejudice and promoting understanding.

      Yes ⌧

      No ▢

  • If the Marriage and Civil Partnership protected characteristic applies to this policy, the Equality Impact Assessment has also assessed against the duty to eliminate unlawful discrimination, harassment and victimisation in respect of this protected characteristic:

    Yes ⌧

    No ▢

    Not applicable ▢

Declaration

I am satisfied with the equality impact assessment that has been undertaken for Scotland's National Action Plan to Prevent and Eradicate Female Genital Mutilation ( FGM) 2016 – 2020 and give my authorisation for the results of this assessment to be published on the Scottish Government's website.

Name: Lesley Irving
Position: Head of Equality Policy
Authorisation date: 31/07/2017


Contact

Email: Bruce Sutherland, bruce.sutherland@gov.scot

Phone: 0300 244 4000 – Central Enquiry Unit

The Scottish Government
St Andrew's House
Regent Road
Edinburgh
EH1 3DG