New York: Macmillan. I feel more me. The writer as an adult. Nussbaum, Martha C. Not to be confused with Castration , Penectomy , or Emasculation. Pictured: 'Murdered' boy, 15, who was found dead on a country lane near the leafy Cheshire village of Nevertheless, the tendency to condemn female genital operations while remaining indifferent toward their male counterparts cannot simply be understood in terms of the genital equation between clitoris and penis that I have outlined above.
Genital Cutting and Western Discourses on Sexuality
First, they came and got my sister, because she was older. When procedures such as this are not possible, other procedures such as colovaginoplasty are used which do involve the removal of the penis. However, some circumcised African women do not feel that their sexual capacities have been reduced through the operation, and countless men make similar claims. That a general lack of recognition prevails 18 reveals just how conceptually distant the male and female operations are. The same is also true of operations on intersexed infants. African boys were generally subject to penis removal, as well as castration.