Female genital mittlin

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Campaign road sign against female genital mutilation (cropped) 2.jpg
Road sign near Kapchorwa, Uganda, 2004
Defineetion "Pairtial or tot remuival o the freemit female genitalia or ither injury tae the female genital organs for non-medical raisons" (WHO, UNICEF and UNFPA, 1997).[1]
Auries Africae, Asie, Middle East an within communities frae thir auries[2]
Nummers Over 200 million women and girls in 27 African countries, Indonesia, Iraqi Kurdistan and Yemen (as of 2016)[3]
Age Days efter birth tae puberty[4]
Ages 15–49

Soorce: UNICEF, Februar 2016[3]

Ages 0–14

Soorce: UNICEF, Februar 2016[3]

Female genital mittlin (FGM), an aa kent as female genital cuttin an female circumcision, is the reetual cuttin or remuival o some or aw o the freemit female genitalia.

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