Where does FGC happen?

Female genital cutting (FGC) affects over 200 million women and girls around the world. It is a global issue that occurs in at least 45 countries across Africa, Asia, the Middle East and within diaspora communities worldwide. Only 30 countries report national data about how many girls and women have been cut.

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+200 million
women and girls are
impacted by FGC

FGC occurs in at least
45 countries
globally

3.9mgirls are at risk
each year

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