FGC Graphs
 

Percentaged distribution of FGC

 

Distribution FGC according to religion

Distribution FGC according to AIDS-rate

 

Legend ratio FGC

     

Legend religion

                  

Legend AIDS-rate

 

0     Christianity - Islam - Indigen     0 to 1%
    < 5%     Christianity     > 1% to 5%
    5% to 30%     Christianity - Islam     > 5% to 10%
    31% to 80%     Christianity - Indigen     >10% to 15%
    81% to 100%     Islam     >15 %
    partly Infibulation (areas)     Islam - Christianity     'Band of FGC'
    predominant Infibulation (states)     Islam - Indigen      
          Indigen - Christianity      
          Indigen - Islam      
          'Band of FGC'      

Notes:
a) FGC distribution
Data from:
Toubia Dr., Nahid (1995): Female Genital Mutilation. A Call for Global Action; New York, Women Ink; S. 25

b) Religion
Data from:
Fischer Weltalmanach (1999); Frankfurt a.M., Fischer TbV

c) AIDS
Data from:
UNAIDS (1998): Report on the global HIV/AIDS epidemic - June 1998
New data: http://www.unaids.org/hivaidsinfo/statistics