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Women with genital cutting have poorer sex life
by Amy Norton
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.
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