Infibulation

Infibulation

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Infibulation, in modern usage, is a practice of surgical closure of the labia majora (outer lips of the vulva) by sewing them together to partially seal the vagina, leaving only a small hole for the passage of urine and menstrual blood. The legs are bound together for approximately two weeks to allow the labia to heal into a barrier. The procedure is usually done on young girls before the onset of puberty, to ensure chastity. It is usually performed at the same time as removal of the clitoris. The labia minora (inner lips of the vulva) are often also removed.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 92 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 145g
  • Chromo Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6135992767
  • 9786135992762