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Genital cosmetic surgery is female genital mutilation

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Love your Labia: Lena Adams, 2015. Oil on canvas, 50×35 cm (or something like that)

I usually do portraiture, but my outrage of yet another insane beauty standard pressured on women inspired this painting.

Rising rates of genital cosmetic surgery subject of new research
“A pilot study is investigating a sharp increase in the number of Australian girls, some as young as 11, seeking cosmetic surgery on their genitals.”