Definition of infibulation in English:


Line breaks: in¦fibu|la¦tion
Pronunciation: /ɪnˌfɪbjʊˈleɪʃ(ə)n


[mass noun]
The practice of excising the clitoris and labia of a girl or woman and stitching together the edges of the vulva to prevent sexual intercourse. It is traditional in some NE African cultures but is highly controversial.

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