Kuwait Information

Kuwait FGM Information

Prevalence of FGM: 38% (Rachana Chibber, Eyad El-Saleh & Jihad el Harmi, 2011)

Most common types: Type 1 & 3

Common ages practiced: 4-12 years

Regional information: Prevalence of FGM is highest in the Eastern regions (Type 3)

Practicing ethnic groups include: Somali, Kisii, Maasai, Kalenjin, Mercu/Embu, Taita and Taveta

FGM law in Kuwait: Legal

 (All information has been sourced from The Orchid Project)