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Europe's Country Specific Statistics

AUSTRIA - Indirect estimates indicate 7,036 women and girls who have undergone FGM/C. 

BELGIUM -  Indirect estimates indicate 17,575 women and girls who have undergone FGM/C, with a further 8,342 at risk. 

BULGARIA - Indirect estimates indicate 31 women and girls who have undergone FGM/C. 

CROATIA - Indirect estimates indicate 112 women and girls who have undergone FGM/C.

CYPRUS - Indirect estimates indicate 1,301 women and girls who have undergone FGM/C, with a further 132 at risk. 

CZECH REPUBLIC - Indirect estimates indicate 312 women and girls who have undergone FGM/C.

DENMARK - Indirect estimates indicate 7,910 women and girls who have undergone FGM/C.

ESTONIA - Indirect estimates indicate 8 women and girls who have undergone FGM/C.

FINLAND - Indirect estimates indicate 10,254 women and girls who have undergone FGM/C, with a further 3,075 at risk. 

FRANCE - Indirect estimates indicate 125,000 women and girls who have undergone FGM/C, with a further 44,106 at risk. 

GEORGIA - Type I FGM/C is practiced by the Avar community (a small community in Georgia with a population of around 3000).

GERMANY - Indirect estimates indicate 70,218 women and girls who have undergone FGM/C, with a further 17,691 at risk. 

GREECE - Indirect estimates indicate 15,249 women and girls who have undergone FGM/C, with a further 748 at risk. 

HUNGARY - Indirect estimates indicate 396 women and girls who have undergone FGM/C.

IRELAND - Indirect estimates indicate 5,790 women and girls who have undergone FGM/C, with a further 1,632 at risk. 

ITALY - Indirect estimates indicate 70,469 women and girls who have undergone FGM/C, with a further 18,339 at risk. 

LATVIA - Indirect estimates indicate 5 women and girls who have undergone FGM/C.

LUXEMBOURG - Indirect estimates indicate 379 women and girls who have undergone FGM/C.

MALTA - Indirect estimates indicate 565 women and girls who have undergone FGM/C, with a further 279 at risk. 

NETHERLANDS - Indirect estimates indicate 41,000 women and girls who have undergone FGM/C, with a further 4,200 at risk.

NORWAY - Indirect estimates indicate 17,058 women and girls who have undergone FGM/C. 

POLAND - Indirect estimates indicate 207 women and girls who have undergone FGM/C.

PORTUGAL - Indirect estimates indicate 6,576 women and girls who have undergone FGM/C, with a further 1,365 at risk. 

ROMANIA - Indirect estimates indicate 79 women and girls who have undergone FGM/C. 

RUSSIA  - FGM/C is practiced in Russia by the Avar community in East Dagestan. Type I FGM/C was the most common, though among the Andi people, removal of the clitoris and the labia minora (Type II FGM/C) was also observed. 1240 girls are estimated to be at risk of undergoing FGM/C every year.

SLOVAKIA - Indirect estimates indicate 57 women and girls who have undergone FGM/C. 

SLOVENIA - Indirect estimates indicate 69 women and girls who have undergone FGM/C.

SPAIN - Indirect estimates indicate 15,907 women and girls who have undergone FGM/C. 

SWEDEN - Indirect estimates indicate 38,939 women and girls who have undergone FGM/C, with a further 11,145 at risk. 

SWITZERLAND - Indirect estimates indicate 14,700 women and girls who have undergone FGM/C. 

UNITED KINGDOM - Indirect estimates indicate 137,000 women and girls who have undergone FGM/C, with a further 67,300 at risk. 

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