Pakistan Information

Pakistan FGM Information

Prevalence of FGM: Unknown

Most common types: Type 1

Common ages practiced: Unknown

Regional information: Unknown

Practicing groups: Dawoodi Bohra

Terminology: ‘Khatna’ (Urdu, Circumcision) 

FGM law in Pakistan: No specific law

Pakistan school holidays: The school year runs from April to March. Students have a two-month summer vacation and a two-week winter vacation. In Gilgit-Baltistan, Azad Kashmir and some areas of Balochistan, where heavy snow paralyzes life in the winter, the schools close for two months and there are two weeks of summer vacation.

 (All information has been sourced from The Orchid Project)