Meaning of female circumcision in English:

female circumcision

Translate female circumcision into Spanish


mass noun
  • another term for female genital mutilation

    ‘They are now trained in various aspects of female health, and go from village to village educating women about the harmful effects of female circumcision.’
    • ‘The painful and often deadly practice of female circumcision affects millions of women.’
    • ‘Sometimes called female circumcision, this surgery robs girls of the possibility for sexual satisfaction.’
    • ‘One traditional practice that has attracted much attention in the last decade is female circumcision.’
    • ‘Another health issue affecting the Sierra Leonean American population has been the controversy surrounding the practice of female circumcision.’