Cameroon FGM Information
Prevalence of FGM: 1% (Women 15-49) 0.4% (Girls 15-18) (DHS, 2004)
Most common types: Types 1 & 2
Most common ages practiced: 0-14 Years (Medium Age of FGM: 9 Years)
Regional information: Prevalence is highest in the North of Cameroon
Practicing ethnic groups: Fulbe and Arab
FGM law in Cameroon: No specific law.