Large clit cut off

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Some million women and girls across 30 countries have been affected by female genital mutilation FGM. But how do survivors live with the pain of peeing, periods and childbirth? Hibo, now 46, was subjected to what is defined by the World Health Organization WHO as "type three" mutilation when she was six. This means all of her labia were cut off and she was then stitched together, leaving a tiny hole she compares to the size of a matchstick. Her clitoris was also removed.

What is FGM, where does it happen and why?

Female genital mutilation - Wikipedia

Female genital cutting or circumcision FGC involves the cutting or altering of the external female genital organs. FGC is a traditional cultural practice rather than a religious practice, and its origins are unknown. The practice can be found in communities and certain ethnic groups in Africa, the Middle East, Asia and South America. According to the World Health Organization, around million women across the globe are affected, with around three million girls undergoing the procedure every year. Estimates suggest that there are around , migrant women in Australia who experienced FGC in their country of birth. In Victoria, you may hear the term female genital mutilation FGM. It is important that you inform your health professional about your preferred term to describe your particular situation or experience.

Factbox: The hidden cut: female genital mutilation in Asia

Annemarie Middelburg does not work for, consult, own shares in or receive funding from any company or organisation that would benefit from this article, and has disclosed no relevant affiliations beyond their academic appointment. Her work as a gynaecological surgeon over the past 25 years has made her one of the leaders in this field — and also in restoring sexual function in clitorises. She is one of only a handful of surgeons who performs this surgery on women who have suffered female genital mutilation FGM or cutting. Reconstructive surgery to repair the physical damage of FGM has been around a long time.
Saffiatu Sillah, whose circumcision caused her to endure agonizing pain during the births of her children, Mijan Kamara, foreground, and Jaria Kamara, asked a surgeon to help her. By Pam Belluck. Photographs by Maddie McGarvey.