cliterodectomy


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Related to cliterodectomy: Cliterectomy
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cliterodectomy

[ˌklɪtərɪˈdektəmɪ] Nclitoridectomía f
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Orenstein suggests that the popularity of pubic shaving and increasingly, of labiaplasty--practices she labels "psychological cliterodectomy" (a term introduced by the sex researcher Nancy Friday in the 1990s and still relevant)--suggests how alienated the girls are from their bodies and their sexuality.
Mungiki's followership consists mainly of poor young men who have, in the past, sought to impose a strict gendered and generational orthodoxy upon the Kikuyu public, blaming the spread of HIV/AIDs on the waning of cliterodectomy, and even going so far as to attack 'indecently' dressed women on Nairobi's streets.
The recommended medical procedures covered in the article range from a prefrontal lobotomy performed on a "thirtyish Baltimore woman" to cure her "uncontrollable sex drive which her husband could not satisfy" to a cliterodectomy performed on a "young Chicago girl whose compulsive sexual drive was causing embarrassment to her family.