There have been no prosecutions under the 2003 Act. However, educating communities to abandon the practice is the best way forward to break the cycle of mutilation, and the Act is being widely used for that purpose.
There have been no prosecutions or convictions under the Female Genital Mutilation Act 2003 in Northern Ireland. The latest available data that the NIO has are for 2004.
There are no records of prosecutions for female genital mutilation on the Scottish Executive Justice Department’s database.