Global & Disaster Medicine

Female genital mutilation/cutting rates have seen a “huge and significant decline” among African girls in the last 2 decades

BBC

“……Using data from 29 countries and going back to 1990, the report’s authors found that the biggest fall in cutting was in East Africa.

The prevalence rate there dropped from 71% of girls under 14 in 1995, to 8% in 2016……”

BMJ

Kandala N, Ezejimofor MC, Uthman OA, et al

Secular trends in the prevalence of female genital mutilation/cutting among girls: a systematic analysis

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