Unknown. There is no national prevalence data for Malaysia. Small scale studies suggest between 62% and 93% of women have undergone female genital cutting (FGC).
Girls in Malaysia commonly undergo female genital cutting (FGC) Type I and Type IV.
FGC is carried out 40 days after birth.
In rural areas, it is common for traditional practitioners to carry out FGC. Medicalisation of the practice is increasing, and is thought to be especially prevalent in urban areas.
57 in 2018 index, based on 2017 data.
7 deaths per 1,000 live births (2016).
40 deaths per 100,000 live births (2015).
Source: Human Development Index
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