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Crunchy Frog Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Aug-09-10 02:21 AM
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46. It depends on the TYPE of female circumcision.
The type described here is very much less severe than male circumcision, and it's very common amongst the Muslim population of Indonesia and Malaysia, making it one of the most common forms of female genital cutting that there is.

There is often a tendency to equate ALL female genital cutting with the most extreme examples that can be found. It actually exists at all different levels of severity. There is also a good deal of variation in the severity of male genital cutting and some men do experience some pretty severe consequences.

I do agree that the very worst forms of female genital cutting do not have any parallel in males
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