26-50% of women have had their genitals cut
Rare or limited to particular ethnic minority enclaves (less than 11%)
More than half of women have had their genitals cut
11-25% of women have had their genitals cut
Stretching/pulling of the inner labia (type 4) is found in some Sub-Saharan African countries e.g., Zimbabwe or Zambia. This is sometimes not considered FGM which may appear as low prevalence on the map.
Map © The WomanStats Project, 2015
women and girls in 30 countries are estimated to have experienced female genital mutilation
Source: UNICEF, 2016, FGM/C: A global concern 2016
of all girls who have experienced female genital mutilation live in Egypt, Indonesia and Ethiopia.
Source: UNICEF, 2016, FGM/C: A global concern