Guinea Information

Guinea FGM Information

Prevalence of FGM: 97% (Women 15-49) 94% (Girls 15-18) DHS, 2012

Most common types: Type 2

Common ages practiced: 0-14 years (Medium Age of FGM: 9 Years)

Regional information: Prevalence of FGM is widespread

Practicing ethnic groups include: Fula/Peul, Malinke, Soussou, Guerze, Toma, Nalou

Terminology: ‘Excision’ ‘L’excision’ (French, Excision)

FGM law in Guinea: Illegal

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