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Table 4 Estimated numbers of girls and women already undergone FGM/C

From: Estimating the magnitude of female genital mutilation/cutting in Norway: an extrapolation model

Country Undergone FGM/Ca
(Group 1a)
Cameroon b
Côte d’Ivoire 38
Djibouti 28
Egypt 197
Eritrea 3999
Ethiopia 2011
Gambia 330
Ghana 22
Guinea 71
Iraq 590
Kenya 174
Liberia 181
Nigeria 131
Senegal 18
Sierra Leone 124
Somalia 8687
Sudan 571
Togo b
Uganda b
United Republic of Tanzania 50
Yemen 31
Other countriesc 22
Total 17281
% of the total FGM/C affected population 38.9 %
  1. aAdjusted for prevalence level 15–49
  2. bMore than 0 and less than 10 per category
  3. cCountries with less than 20 in total: Benin, Burkina Faso, Central African Republic, Chad, Guinea-Bissau, Mali, Mauritania and Niger