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Equalities and Human Rights Committee

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Equalities and Human Rights Committee

September 19, 2019 09:09


1. Female Genital Mutilation (Protection and Guidance) (Scotland) Bill: The Committee will take evidence on the Bill at Stage 1 from—
Alison Davis, Chief Executive Officer, Saheliya;
Mukami McCrum, Chair, Kenyan Women in Scotland Association;
Girijamba Polubothu, Manager, Shakti Women's Aid;
Sara McHaffie, Violence Against Women Development Officer, Amina Muslim Women Resource Centre;
and then from—
Vickie Davitt, Gender Based Violence Midwife/FGM Lead, NHS Lothian;
Dr Rachael Wood, Consultant in Public Health Medicine, Information Services Division, NHS National Services Scotland;
Obi Amadi, Lead Professional Officer, Unite the Union;
Katie Cosgrove, Organisation Lead for Gender Based Violence, NHS Health Scotland.

2. Female Genital Mutilation (Protection and Guidance) (Scotland) Bill (in private): The Committee will consider the evidence heard.

Proposed future business

At its next meeting on 26 September, the Committee intends to take evidence on the Scottish Governments Draft Budget 2020-21 Inquiry. For further information, contact the Clerk to the Committee by emailing [email protected] or telephoning 0131 348 6040