In the EU-28 there are no ongoing, systematic, representative surveys that use a harmonised approach to gather data on the prevalence of female genital mutilation (FGM). In the absence or unavailability of national FGM prevalence figures, it is possible to estimate the prevalence of FGM by collating information from administrative records.

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Data collection on gender-based violence

Good practices on administrative data on violence against women

Administrative data sources on gender-based violence in the EU

EIGE's studies on gender-based violence