Elongation of labia minora in Uganda: including Baganda men in a risk reduction education programme.

@article{MartnezPrez2011ElongationOL,
  title={Elongation of labia minora in Uganda: including Baganda men in a risk reduction education programme.},
  author={Guillermo Mart{\'i}nez-P{\'e}rez and Harriet Namulondo},
  journal={Culture, health & sexuality},
  year={2011},
  volume={13 1},
  pages={
          45-57
        }
}
Okukyalira ensiko or 'visiting the bush' is how, in Uganda, the Baganda people name the practice of elongating the labia minora, which young girls start performing before menarche. As a mandatory rite of passage that identifies membership of the tribe, one of its main purposes is to enhance sexual pleasure for both male and female partners. The conditions in which it is practiced involve certain physical health risks. In this qualitative study carried out in Wakiso district, a semi-structured… CONTINUE READING
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