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Position Statements
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Detention of pregnant women

01 October 2017 Immigration detention refers to the practice of detaining migrants for administrative purposes, typically to establish their identities, or to facilitate their immigration claims resolution and/or their removals from the UK. It is an ...
Position Statements
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Preceptorship of newly qualified midwives

01 October 2017 The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) believes that newly qualified midwives benefit from support provided by experienced practitioners in the form of a preceptorship programme during their first year of practice.
Position Statements
Influencing

Abortion Statement

01 May 2016 There are around 200,000 abortions every year in Britain. Sexual health policy supports the provision of abortion, and 98% of abortions are funded by the NHS. This document spells out the RCM's position on abortion.
Position Statements
Influencing

Female Genital Mutilation

01 July 2015 Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) is a form of gender-based violence that is outlawed in many countries. FGM represents a violation of the human rights of the girls and women who are subjected to this practice, for which there are no medical benefits. ...
Position Statements
Influencing

Violence against women and girls

01 January 2015 The RCM believes that Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG) in any form is a hate crime and a violation of their Human Rights. Midwives and the maternity services have a duty to support each and every individual who seeks help as a result of VAWG, ...
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