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School health officials in eastern Sweden have uncovered a case of one classroom where all 30 girls were victims of female genital mutilation (FGM). All but two of those 30 were victims of “infibulation,” wherein the clitoris and labia are completely hacked off and the genitals are sewn tightly together to leave only a small vaginal entrance. 430 more words
Are you disconnected from your body?
Looking in the mirror is one of the hardest things that women do. Our voices are almost always critical and few of us have appreciation for our own bodies even though they carry us around, they are our vessel for interacting with the world, and our connection to ourselves and others. 705 more words
Recently, I read The Vagina Monologues and was greatly impressed by the play and it’s subject matter. The play explores the shame many women feel about having a “vagina” and the stigma attached to the “vagina,” as well as the pleasure they can experience through the “vagina” and the beauty of it. 255 more words