from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The act of mutilating or the state of being mutilated.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The act of mutilating, or the state of being mutilated; deprivation of a limb or of an essential part.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of mutilating, or the state of being mutilated; deprivation of a necessary or important part, as a limb.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an injury that causes disfigurement or that deprives you of a limb or other important body part
While all along I sat with the dinky volksie steering wheel clamped in my white clenched fists, racking my brain for some county that had the word mutilation or perdition in it, up or down the little wooden hill to which etc.
The most tragic consequence of female genital mutilation is the formation of fistulas - holes between the bladder or rectum and the vagina that cause a woman to constantly leak urine or feces.
I guess we missed the part about mutilation is cool to. archer52
Female genital mutilation is illegal in more than a dozen African countries, although laws are rarely enforced.
I believe that the torturous practise of genital mutilation is abhorrent, and that to deny these women refugee visas is to take a weak stance on this issue.
In countries where genital mutilation is practised, there are also movements opposed to it -- are they not part of the local "culture" as well?
Female genital mutilation is performed by people who think female sexual pleasure is inherently immoral and “unclean.”
“Female genital mutilation is performed by people who think female sexual pleasure is inherently immoral and “unclean.””
Don't forget::: African female genitile mutilation is cultural.
It really brings home the fact that genital mutilation is NOT a cultural norm anywhere.