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Slide show: Circumcision of the vulva – female genital mutilation

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Circumcision of the vulva (the external female sex organs) is also known as female genital mutilation. This means that someone has cut away or damaged part of the vulva. Help is available if you have been subjected to female genital mutilation and it’s affecting how you feel physically or emotionally. Note: graphic images!

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