Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) Factsheet

Female genital mutilation (FGM) is a harmful practice that comprises all procedures that involve partial or total removal of the external female genitalia, or other injury to the female genital organs for non-medical reasons.

Download our factsheet to learn key facts, consequences and indicators of FGM, FGM and the law and how to respond to a disclosure, case or suspected case of FGM.