Peru Information

Peru FGM Information

Prevalence of FGM: Unknown

Most common types: Type 4 (Introcision)

Common ages practiced: Before puberty

Regional information: Unknown

Terminology: ‘Curacion’ (Embera, Cure/healing/treatment)

Practicing ethnic groups: Conibos tribe

Peru school term dates: The academic calendar is split into two semesters. The first semester begins at the beginning of March and finishes at the end of July.  The second semester lasts from August to December, finishing for Christmas.

 (All information has been sourced from The Orchid Project)