FGM Study: Women with genital cutting have poorer sex life
A new study confirms that women who were forced to undergo genital cutting as young girls have a poorer sex life years later. An estimated 130 million women worldwide have undergone genital mutilation, also known as female "circumcision."
The centuries-old practice, which involves removing part or all of a girl's clitoris and labia, and sometimes narrowing the vaginal opening, remains a common practice in some countries, mainly in sub-Saharan Africa.
It's well-known that genital cutting has long-term consequences for women - including childbirth complications, incontinence and psychological disorders. (continue reading...)