Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting: A statistical exploration

Jan 1, 2005

Child Protection

The study presents a global assessment of FGM/C levels and examines differentials in prevalence according to socio-economic, demographic and other proximate variables, including type of FGM/C, practitioners and attitudes. It further highlights patterns that exist within the data, illustrates how much can be learned by disaggregating variables and suggests how these data can be used to strategically inform programmatic efforts.

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