Sri Lanka Information

Sri Lanka FGM Information

Prevalence of FGM: Unknown

Most common types: Type 1 & 2

Common ages practiced: 40 days after birth

Regional information: Unknown

Practicing groups: Some Muslim communities and the Borah tribe.

Terminology: ‘Sunna’ (Tamil, Religious tradition/obligation (for Muslims))

FGM Law in Sri Lanka: No specific FGM law

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