Liberia Information

Liberia FGM Information

Prevalence of FGM: 49.8% (Women 15-49) 31.1% (Girls 15-18) (DHS, 2013)

Most common types: Type 2

Medium Age of FGM: 14 Years

Regional information: Prevalence of FGM is spread across the country

Practicing ethnic groups include: Kpelle, Bassa, Grebo, Gio, Mano, Kru, Lorma, Kissi and Gola

FGM law in Liberia: No specific legislation

School holidays in Liberia: More info here.

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