Attitudes towards female genital mutilation in Nigeria 2018, by circumcision status

Attitudes towards female genital mutilation among women in Nigeria as of 2018, by circumcision status

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Release date

October 2019

Region

Nigeria

Survey time period

2018

Number of respondents

16,227 respondents

Age group

15-49 years

Supplementary notes

The source adds the following information: "Female genital mutilation (FGM), also known as female genital cutting or female circumcision, is defined by the World Health Organization (WHO) as any procedure that involves partial or total removal of the external genitalia and/or injury to the female genital organs whether for cultural or any other non-therapeutic reason."

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