Project goals and aims
Our research team collaborated with the Office of Women's Health to come up with these five fundamental aims for the toolkit:
Aim 1 : Describe the experiences and resulting service needs of women who have undergone FGM/C.
Aim 2 : Describe the services rendered by direct service providers currently assisting women who have experienced FGM/C.
Aim 3 : Determine direct service providers' challenges in working with women who have experienced FGM/C.
Aim 4 : Describe the perceptions and experiences of direct service providers to meet the health and social service needs of FGM/C survivors and young females at risk for FGM/C.
Aim 5 : Develop and evaluate a toolkit for health care and social service providers to effectively communicate with women who have experienced FGM/C and young females at risk for FGM/C.