Singapore Information

Singapore FGM Information

Prevalence of FGM: Unknown

Most common types: Type 1 & 4

Common ages practiced: Newborn

Regional information: Unknown

Practicing ethnic groups: Malay Muslim community

Termniology: ‘Sunat perempuan’ (Malay, Female Sunnah/circumcision or tradition), ‘Sunat’ (Malay, Circumcision), ‘Khitan perempuan’ (Malay, Female Circumcision)

FGM Law in Singapore: Legal

School holidays in Singapore: The school year coincides with the calendar year, and the first term begins on January 2 (unless it is a weekend or a Monday). The school year comprises four terms of 10 weeks each.

 (All information has been sourced from The Orchid Project and Stop FGM Mid East)