According to UNICEF, 13% of girls and women have undergone female genital cutting (FGC) in The Maldives.
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
At least 4.1 million girls around the world are currently at risk of being cut every year.
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