Map of Female Genital Mutilation in Spain.2009
Mapa de la Mutilación Genital Femenina en España. 2009
It gathers data on population in Spain from 29 countries where the FGM is practiced. Data comes from the Padron (Spanish register of population per municipality)
Adriana Kaplan and Antonio López
Year of data collection
Women from countries where FGM is performed; girls under 14 years old from countries where FGM is performed
Prevalence data on FGM
Female migrant population originating from countries where FGM is practiced: 40890; from these 10491 are thought to be at risk for FGM (0-14 years old).
Disaggregated data per country of origin
The women concerned are from the following countries: Gambia, Senegal, Nigeria, Mauritania, Ghana, Cameroon, Guinea Bissau, Egypt, Republic of Guinea, Kenya, Mali, Sierra Leone, Côte d’Ivoire, Liberia, Ethiopia, Sudan, Burkina-Faso, Benin, Togo, Niger, Somalia, Central African Republic, Chad, Djibouti, Eritrea, Tanzania, Yemen, Oman
Disaggregated data per age
Girls at risk 10491 (0-14 years old). 5705 women aged 15-24, 16673 aged 24-34, 6949 aged 35-49, 892 aged 50-64, 220 ages 65 and more.
Data points to Catalonia, Aragon, Madrid or Andalusia as the Autonomous Communities where population coming from countries where FGM is performed is concentrated and in the case of Catalonia data is also broken by municipality.