Unknown. There is no national data collected on female genital cutting (FGC) in Peru.
The practice is reported to occur amongst the Conibos tribe in Peru. The type is unknown.
FGC is reported to take place at puberty.
89 in 2018 index, based on 2017 data.
11.9 deaths per 1,000 live births (2016).
68 deaths per 100,000 live births (2015).
Source: Human Development Index
FGC in Peru is thought to be contained to the north east region, where the Conibos tribe population is largely concentrated.
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