Burkina Faso FGM Information
Prevalence of FGM: 76% (Women 15-49) 57.7% (Girls 15-18) (DHS, 2010)
Most common types: Type 2
Most common age practiced: 0-9 Years (Medium Age of FGM: 4 Years)
Regional information: The practice of FGM is widespread across the country.
Terminology: ‘L’Excision’ (French, Excision)
FGM law in Burkina Faso: Illegal