World Development Report 2021 - Figure S2.1.1, Prevalence of female genital mutilation in women ages 15–49, by country income level, 2010–19

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The dataset includes the prevalence (in %) of female genital mutilation in 28 countries. The year which each data point corresponds to differs per country.

Note: FGM = female genital mutilation; UNICEF = United Nations Children’s Fund.

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Other
Acronym: 
WDR
Languages Supported: 
English
Topics: 
Fragility, Conflict and Violence
Gender
Health, Nutrition and Population
Geographical Coverage: 
Egypt, Arab Rep.
Djibouti
Iraq
Yemen, Rep.
Maldives
Benin
Burkina Faso
Central African Republic
Chad
Côte d'Ivoire
Ethiopia
Eritrea
Gambia, The
Ghana
Guinea
Guinea-Bissau
Kenya
Liberia
Mali
Mauritania
Niger
Nigeria
Senegal
Sierra Leone
Sudan
Tanzania
Togo
Uganda
Economy Coverage: 
Economy Coverage not specified
Number of Economies: 
28
Periodicity: 
Periodicity not specified
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Parent Catalog Title: 
World Development Indicators
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Source: 

Adapted from Kashiwase and Pirlea 2019. Data are drawn from the World Bank World Development Indicators, https://databank.worldbank.org/FGM-Prevalence/id/a4f22755 (SH.STA.FGMS.ZS), using data from Demographic and Health Surveys, Multiple Indicator Cluster Surveys, and UNICEF.

Kashiwase, Haruna, and Florina Pirlea. 2019. “200 Million Women and Girls in the World Today Have Undergone
Female Genital Mutilation.” Data Blog (blog), September 27, 2019....

Time Periods: 
March, 2021

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World Bank. 2021. World Development Report 2021: Data for Better Lives. Washington, DC: World Bank.

The dataset includes the prevalence (in %) of female genital mutilation in 28 countries. The year which each data point corresponds to differs per country.

Note: FGM = female genital mutilation; UNICEF = United Nations Children’s Fund.

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2021-03-25
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Acronym: 
WDR
Type: 
Languages Supported: 
Time Periods: 
March, 2021
Economy Coverage: 
Number of Economies: 
28
Subtitle: 
Prevalence of female genital mutilation in women ages 15–49, by country income level, 2010–19
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Parent Catalog Title: 
World Development Indicators
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World Bank. 2021. World Development Report 2021: Data for Better Lives. Washington, DC: World Bank.
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Source: 

Adapted from Kashiwase and Pirlea 2019. Data are drawn from the World Bank World Development Indicators, https://databank.worldbank.org/FGM-Prevalence/id/a4f22755 (SH.STA.FGMS.ZS), using data from Demographic and Health Surveys, Multiple Indicator Cluster Surveys, and UNICEF.

Kashiwase, Haruna, and Florina Pirlea. 2019. “200 Million Women and Girls in the World Today Have Undergone
Female Genital Mutilation.” Data Blog (blog), September 27, 2019. https://blogs.worldbank.org/opendata/200-million-women-and-girls-world-t....

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