vulva

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vulva

the external genitals of human females, including the labia, mons veneris, clitoris, and the vaginal orifice

vulva

[′vəl·və]
(anatomy)
The external genital organs of women.
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Waxing away pubic hair has led to women's vulvas being more visible, which has led women to feel insecure about whether their vulvas are beautiful.
Vulvas and labia are as different as faces--many people, particularly women, don't seem to know that.
the non-therapeutic surgical tightening of vaginas, cutting of labia and clitoris, enlargement of penises, is far more offensive than a work of art showing a few women's vulvas, whose message is: "Confront the shame you feel about your own body".
My first reaction was that the message sent is that the vulva represent the woman's body, something I do not believe you intend.
Tiefer noted, "Girls and women need positive attitudes about their vulvas to feel comfortable with sex and intimacy and to be proactive about their health.
He commented that Vulvagraphics had inspired him to create a new PPFA brochure entitled, You and Your Vulva.
We displayed two groups of crafted vulvas, including the work of an International Vulva Knitting Circle that was formed following our 2008 FGCS protest.
We considered varied types of activism and chose an action in the spirit of the artist-celebration at the heart of the event--an opportunity for participants to create diverse vulvas themselves.
Scores of vulvas were drawn at the activism table and envelopes addressed.
Prof Cardozo suggests that the "ideal" vulva that women want is similar in appearance to the vulva of a young girl.
For a lesbian woman, concerns about how attractive her partner finds her genitals could obviously still arise, but the partner's judgement of her genital appearance will not be contending simultaneously with gender power imbalances and her partner would also have a vulva that can be "judged".
This has now gone further, to include the vulva, that most female of body parts.