Genital mutilation
Genital mutilation can refer to:
  • Clitoridectomy
    Clitoridectomy is the surgical removal of the clitoris. It is rarely needed as a therapeutic medical procedure, such as when cancer has developed in or spread to the clitoris...

  • Female genital mutilation, also known as female circumcision
  • Genital modification and mutilation
    Genital modification and mutilation
    The terms genital modification and genital mutilation can refer to permanent or temporary changes to human sex organs. Some forms of genital alteration are performed at the behest of an adult, with their informed consent. Others are performed on infants or children...

  • Infibulation
    Infibulation is the surgical modification or mutilation of the genitals in males and females, particularly the foreskin, labia minora and labia majora...

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