This report analyses current legal and policy frameworks in the EU Member States, existing approaches to national FGM risk estimations in the EU and their methodological background.

It presents quantitative and qualitative data analysis, including that of various focus groups, and carries out a comparative analysis of the selected Member States.

The research highlights that strategies preventing female genital mutilation in the EU are effective and their success depends on cooperation between governments and the communities involved.

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EIGE's research on FGM

Step-by-step guide: Estimation of girls at risk of female genital mutilation in the European Union