Jordon Information

Jordon FGM Information

Prevalence of FGM: Unknown

Most common types: Type 1

Common ages practiced: 8-12 years

Regional information: FGM is reportedly practiced in Rahmah, Aqaba

Practicing ethnic groups include: Jordonian tribe

FGM law in Jordon: No specific law

School holidays in Jordon:  The academic year will start on August 24 for teachers and on September 1 for students.  Schools’ first term will end on January 14 while their second term will be from February 7 to June 12, under the committee’s decision.

 (All information has been sourced from The Orchid Project)