Djibouti Information

Djibouti FGM Information

Prevalence of FGM: 93% (Women 15-49) 89.5% (Girls 15-18) (MICS, 2006)

Most common types: Types 3 & 4

Common ages practiced: 0-9 Years (Medium Age of FGM: 9 Years)

Regional information: Prevalence of FGM is widespread throughout the country

Practicing ethnic groups include: All

Terminology: ‘Gudnin’ (Somali, Circumcision), ‘L’Excision’ (French, Excision)

FGM law in Côte d’Ivoire: Illegal

 (All information has been sourced from UNICEFThe Orchid Project and 28 to Many)