Cameroon Information

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.

 (All information has been sourced from UNICEF, 28 to Many and The Orchid Project)