body modification

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body modification

n
(Clothing & Fashion) any method of permanently adorning the body, including tattooing and piercing
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Women who suffer from gender inequality, sexual assault, physical abuse and body mutilation. It is an insult to mothers who, due to lack of sufficient funds, deprive themselves of going to the doctor when they are sick in order to buy milk for their children.
SOME call it body art - others say it's body mutilation.
She then describes traumatic events and personal losses they experienced as children, including the death of loved ones, the physical absence or psychological unavailability of caregivers, the loss of a home, physical or sexual abuse, and living in violent communities, as well as their coping methods, like alcohol and marijuana use, running away, body mutilation, and suicide attempts, and how they sought relief in violent behaviors and what their motivations were.
We are pleased to report that In Search of Fatherhood magazine is again featuring in their soon to be published Summer 2013 issue a reprint of part three of Steven Svoboda's article, "The Limits of the Law: Comparative Analysis of Legal and Extralegal Methods to Control Child Body Mutilation Practices." While Svoboda was interviewed by the magazine for a 2009 cover article, more recently they have issued a press release regarding our work and have published reprints of Svoboda's articles in each of their last six issues.
The contrasts are fierce, whether casting your eyes over the large sand dunes in Tadrart, Algeria or studying the tribal body mutilation of the Mursi and the Surma women from Ethiopia, Salgado's ferocious photographic style is operatic.
This like many other forms of female body mutilation and sexual control is carried out by mothers and other female relatives.
(13,14) Some Goths are drawn to cult activities that focus on animal sacrifice, body mutilation, sexual rituals, and the drinking of blood.
The twins explore the mystic world of tribal medicine, taking in everything from body mutilation to toxic potions, hallucinogenic plants and the superstitions of the Shamen.
The film, never released in Britain, was panned by critics for its "gross scenes of body mutilation".
Donating will result in body mutilation. No, Donated organs are removed surgically and a normal funeral is possible, including open-casket services.
"Sharp Objects" sounds like it's a body mutilation song.
Unhealthy, negative risk-taking involves activities that are dangerous to the health and safety of teens such as drinking, taking drugs, unsafe sexual activity, body mutilation, and restrictive eating.