Mauritania Information

Mauritania FGM Information

Prevalence of FGM: 69% (Women 15-49) 65.9% (Girls 15-18) (MICS, 2011)

Most common types: Type 1 & 2

Common ages practiced: 0-4 years (Medium Age of FGM: 4 Years)

Regional information: FGM is prevalent across the country

Practicing groups: All

FGM law in Mauritania: Illegal

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