5 doctors weighed in:
How many have been the victims of female genital mutilation and what country does it?
5 doctors weighed in

Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
2 doctors agree
In brief: There are currently
140 women who have been the victims of female genital mutilation.
It is actively practiced in 28 countries in africa & the middle east (as well as some asian countries). It is practiced in egypt, ethiopia, nigeria, djibouti, somalia, sudan, eritrea, somalia, guinea, mali, sierra leone, gambia, burkina faso, mauritania, liberia, malaysia, yemen & indonesia. Ethnic minorities in oman, iran, iraq use.

In brief: There are currently
140 women who have been the victims of female genital mutilation.
It is actively practiced in 28 countries in africa & the middle east (as well as some asian countries). It is practiced in egypt, ethiopia, nigeria, djibouti, somalia, sudan, eritrea, somalia, guinea, mali, sierra leone, gambia, burkina faso, mauritania, liberia, malaysia, yemen & indonesia. Ethnic minorities in oman, iran, iraq use.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
use it as well as immigrants to the US, Canada, Scandinavia, Australia & New Zealand. If is also done in India, Israel, Columbia, Sir Lanka, Peru& the United Arab Emirates. This is not a complete list.
Dr. Dominic Riganotti
Your such an amazing resource of information Heidi!!
Dr. Michael Sinclair
Family Medicine
In brief: Millions
It has been done for years in africa and is still done today.
It appears to be on the decline in some areas.

In brief: Millions
It has been done for years in africa and is still done today.
It appears to be on the decline in some areas.
Dr. Michael Sinclair
Dr. Michael Sinclair
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