Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting National Education Toolkit in Australia
The National Education Toolkit for Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting Awareness

FGM/C programs in Victoria

Family and Reproductive Rights Program (FARREP)

Founded in 1995, the FARREP Program employs a regional model of service delivery channelled through organisations across Victoria in order to cover different regions. While FARREP Programs are independently run within each lead organisation, all programs use bilingual health workers and community workers to provide education and activities to raise awareness about Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C) across a wide range of communities, ages and situations. FARREP workers also provide consultation, education and training for service providers, offer referrals and support for women directly affected by FGM/C, and undertake specific projects in partnership with relevant organisations (eg. schools, research organisations, etc.) Both Mercy Hospital and Royal Women’s Hospital have a FARREP Program, and at the Royal Women’s, clinical services are now explicitly available to women affected by FGM/C through the African Women's Clinic, established in 2010.

Multicultural Centre for Women's Health

Phone: +61 (03) 9418 0913

Banyule Community Health

Phone: +61 (03) 9450 2063

Darebin Council Youth Services

Phone: +61 (03) 8470 8001

Mercy Hospital for Women

Phone: +61 (03) 8458 4150


Phone: +61 (03) 9411 4333

Royal Women’s Hospital

Phone: +61 (03) 8345 3058

Women’s Health in the North

Phone: +61 (03) 9484 1666

Women’s Health in the West

Phone: +61 (03) 9689 9588

Monash Health - Dandenong

Phone: +61 (03) 9594 6666

Monash Health - Dandenong

Phone: +61 (03) 9594 6666

Cohealth - Kensington

Phone: +61 (03) 8378 1642

FGM/C Programs in Australia

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