UNICEF has just released a report which shows that about 200 million women and girls globally are living with mutilated vagina otherwise called Female Vaginal Mutilation. Only 30 countries are involved.
According to the report, about half of the circumcised women and girls live in Indonesia, Egypt and Ethiopia.
Circumcision is carried out between the age of 3 months and 49 years.
Complications of the procedure which is mostly done in ill-equipped and un-hygienic environment include bleeding, infection, scarification, vaginal stenosis and obstructed labour.