female genitals

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Noun1.female genitals - external female sex organsfemale genitals - external female sex organs; "in England `fanny' is vulgar slang for female genitals"
female body - the body of a female human being
female reproductive system - the reproductive system of females
puss, slit, snatch - obscene terms for female genitals
vulva - external parts of the female genitalia
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Speaking on the topic 'Female Circumcision: Any Benefit at all?' Ariremako said the global effort against female genital mutilation is in accordance with Islamic practice which prohibits mutilation of female genitals.
FGM involves intentionally altering or cutting female genitals, for non-medical reasons, to ensure the virginity of young girls in preparation for marriage.
As stated above, the mutilation of female genitals is traditionally performed by a nonprofessional circumciser.
Clitoridectomy: partial or total removal of the clitoris (a small, sensitive, and erectile part of the female genitals) and, in very rare cases, only the prepuce (the fold of skin surrounding the clitoris).
This must be judged differently, and yet opponents took a catchall generic approach to provide a blanket rule on every attempt to tamper with female genitals. Second, when it is argued that female circumcision enjoys a substantial evidence to prove its legitimacy, contrary to opponents, who held that there is no any legal mandate for this inhumane practice.
(22,24,25) What are perceived as the boundaries demarcating "normal" female genitals in the eyes of the public, especially among youth, seem to have moved remarkably in recent years.
Without this background Rhoades's eclectic potpourri of vaguely mystical themes--meditation, worship at the altar of human origin, and magical energy transference--might have veiled the aggression behind many of the names for female genitals. Seeing this ambivalence lends a subtler layer of meaning to an installation that may be entertaining, clever, and beautifully produced but does not necessarily linger in the mind.
Finally, [they] reduce all cutting of female genitals to the most severe practice--infibulation." As a counter to these reductions, the contributors offer a historical, dynamic picture of Africa and African women that emphasizes cultural diversity, complexity and change.
Norton: "Shakespeare's frequent term for the female genitals" Riverside: "Traditional slang for the female genitals" Bevington: No note.
Lisa Rogers, her mother and her mother's friends make the argument that the fashion for removing pubic hair has increased the visibility of female genitals and therefore made the appearance of the vulva more of an issue.
International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation.Photo UNICEF / Olivier Asselin via wikimedia commons CAIRO -- 10 July 2018: "Awareness campaigns to combat Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) in Egypt are paying off," Vivian Fouad, the National Population Council (NPC)'s FGM programme spokeswoman, told Egypt today on Tuesday.
Female circumcision (FC) or female genital mutilation (FGM) describes practices that manipulate, alter, or remove the external genital organs in young girls and women [1].