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Table 1 WHO Classification of FGM

From: Obstetric outcomes for women with female genital mutilation at an Australian hospital, 2006–2012: a descriptive study

Type I Partial or total removal of clitoris and/or prepuce
Type II Partial of total removal of clitoris and labia minora, with or without excision of labia majora
Type III Infibulation. Excision of part or all of external genitalia and stitching of the two cut sides together to varying degrees
Type IV All other harmful procedures to female genitalia for non-medical purposes, for example pricking, piercing, incision, stretching, scraping and cauterisation