Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting

A statistical overview and exploration of the dynamics of change.

Fatima, 7, was subjected to FGM/C when she was 1 year old, in Karenssa Village, Afar Region.
UNICEF/UNI77837/Holt

Highlights

A new report from UNICEF analyses prevalence and trends in female genital mutilation/cutting. The data show that the practice has declined in several countries and that other important changes are underway. These changes – which include shifts in attitudes and how the procedure is carried out – are taking place at different speeds across countries and communities.  


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