Rebecca Steinfeld, a political scientist at Stanford who studies ritual cutting, has speculated as follows : Alongside the differences in harm and misperceptions about the contrasting settings and ages at which the procedures take place, the double standard stems from two further factors: sexism and ethnocentrism. They mistakenly think of a penis as a giant clitoris as if it is just proportionally larger. Apart from the question of whether infant circumcision itself is ethical, there are a lot of questions about present practices. There is no statutory definition or judicial consideration of the conduct elements of the offence. For an analysis of how this double standard originated in the debate over clitoridectomy as a remedy for female sexual dysfunction in s Britain the Baker Brown affair , see my book A Surgical Temptation. The cervix and an inch or 2 of the vagina around the cervix are also removed. The wife goes on to tell him about the menstrual and labor pains she experienced as a result of having gone through female genital mutilation herself.
'FGM happened to me in white, midwest America'
At 15 I consulted a doctor regarding a tugging sensation from my scar tissue. You may be able to find more information about this and similar content at piano. I had no idea what was going on. There was a speaker who came to talk about FGM. US news. I was created whole by God, he gave me that part for a reason. Reuse this content.
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I hated the women who did it to us. I was rebellious and wanted to see if I really would die. So I kept speaking. I n , when I was just three years old a doctor removed my clitoris. Unfortunately, he was no longer available for my next two pregnancies and my new obstetrician saw me as a scientific experiment.
'My Clitoris Was Cut Off When I Was 11'
Description: When I went back to school, I told a friend, another girl. But I do know he paid money to have us circumcised—that's how those women made their living. The nine days we were away, my mom knew what was going on but didn't say anything to anyone. They told my sister and I to eat in a circular motion. I hated the women who did it to us.