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5.3.2 Proportion of girls and women aged 15–49 years who have undergone female genital mutilation, by age
Target 5.3: Eliminate all harmful practices, such as child, early and forced marriage and female genital mutilation
|International organisations(s) responsible for global monitoring||
United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)
The prevalence of female genital mutilation can be interpreted alongside other indicators about women’s well-being, including those on women’s health under Goal 3, those on the status of women under Goal 5, and those around violence against women under Goal 16.