There have been no national studies on female genital cutting (FGC) in the Maldives, however reports suggest that the practice does take place in the country.
Unknown. Neighbouring countries that practice FGC carry out Type I, Type II and Type IV.
There is no specific law against FGC in the Maldives.
101 in 2018 index, based on 2017 data.
7.3 deaths per 1,000 live births (2016).
68 deaths per 100,000 live births (2015).
Source: Human Development Index
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