Percentage of girls and women aged 15-49 years who have undergone FGM/C, by age group (for relevant countries only) ( CBB )
This indicator is proposed as an indicator for Sustainable Development Target 05.3 Eliminate all harmful practices, such as child, early and forced marriage and female genital mutilation.
UNICEF maintains a global database on the issue since 2004. Data are available for some 29 low- and middle-income countries where the practice is concentrated. UNICEF is also the agency responsible for reporting on this indicator as part of the
UN expert group on gender indicators