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Table 3 Legal system’s response in addressing FGM/C and CEFM during COVID-19

From: The perceived effects of COVID-19 pandemic on female genital mutilation/cutting and child or forced marriages in Kenya, Uganda, Ethiopia and Senegal

 

Kenya

Uganda

Ethiopia

Senegal

N

%

P -value

N

%

P -value

N

%

P -value

N

%

P -value

Response of the legal system on FGM/C during COVID-19

  Poor

87

27.9

< 0.001

63

22.7

0.003

9

3.6

0.684

61

36.7

0.794

  Average

124

39.7

72

25.9

4

1.6

56

33.7

  Good

86

27.6

143

51.4

236

94.8

49

29.5

  Excellent

13

4.2

0

0.0

0

0.0

0

0.0

  Don’t know

2

0.6

0

0.0

0

0.0

0

0.0

Response of the legal system on CEFM during COVID-19

  Poor

86

27.6

< 0.001

66

23.7

0.133

9

3.7

0.089

63

33.9

0.942

  Average

126

40.4

64

23

14

5.7

57

30.6

  Good

82

26.3

148

53.2

223

90.7

66

35.5

  Excellent

16

5.1

0

0.0

0

0.0

0

0.0

  Don’t know

2

0.6

0

0.0

0

0.0

0

0.0

Total

312

100.0

 

278

100.0

 

251

100.0

 

208

100.0