. . . . . . According to UNICEF, 4 million Kenyan girls and women have undergone FGM That amounts to 21% of Kenyan women and girls aged 15 to 49 having undergone the process Cutting is performed at different ages in Kenya, and UNICEF notes that some ethnic groups practice it after age 15; in other communities, however, that can be as early as 9 or 10. .