This fact sheet provides statistics on female genital mutilation (FGM) worldwide. It summarizes who is affected, reasons for FGM, where it is practiced, the four types of FGM as defined by the World Health Organization, and global efforts to stop FGM.
Author(s): Reymond L, Mohamud A, Ali N
Corporate author(s): PATH
Publication date: December 1997
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