Togo Information

Togo FGM Information

Prevalence of FGM: 4.7% (Women 15-49) 1.8% (Girls 15-18) (DHS, 2013/14)

Most common types: Types 1 & 2

Common ages practiced: 0-14 years (most common between 5-9 years old)

Regional information: FGM prevalence is low throughout the country

Practicing groups: Unknown

Terminology: ‘Female Circumcision (English), ‘Excision’ (French)

FGM Law in Togo: Illegal

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