Ghana Information

Ghana FGM Information

Prevalence of FGM: 4% (Women 15-49) 1.5% (Girls 15-18) (MICS, 2011)

Most common types: Type 2

Medium Age of FGM: 9 Years

Regional information: Prevalence of FGM is highest in the North of Ghana

Practicing ethnic groups include: Kussasi, Frafra, Kassena, Nankanne, Bussauri, Moshie, Manpruise, Kantasi, Walas, Grunchie, Dargati and Lobi

FGM law in Ghana: Illegal

School holidays in Ghana: More info here

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