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Table 7 Estimated numbers of girls at risk of FGM/C: low and high risk scenarios

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

Country At risk of FGM/C
Low FGM risk scenarioa High FGM risk scenariob
Cameroon 0 0
Côte d’Ivoire c c
Djibouti c 12
Egypt 71 114
Eritrea 179 654
Ethiopia 91 419
Gambia 19 135
Ghana c c
Guinea 33 49
Iraq 116 284
Kenya 27 34
Liberia 50 77
Nigeria c 30
Senegal c c
Sierra Leone 68 104
Somalia 2150 5683
Sudan 168 285
Togo 0 0
Uganda c c
United Republic of Tanzania c c
Yemen c c
Other countriesd c 12
Total 2999 7929
  1. aGroup 1b + 1c adjusted for prevalence level 15–19
  2. bGroup 1b + 1c + 2a adjusted for prevalence 15–19
  3. cCountries with less than 20 in total: Benin, Burkina Faso, Central African Republic, Chad, Guinea-Bissau, Mali, Mauritania and Niger