Over eight million have been , a practice found largely in Djibouti, Eritrea, Somalia and Sudan.
The history of genital piercing dates back to more than 2,000 years ago.
Teflon, silicone, surgical steel or titanium are commonly used materials.
One practice that fascinates me is the extreme body modifications — they push the boundaries of what aesthetics are acceptable in society, and sometimes even what is acceptable for human beings.
These piercings pass through the hairless folds of skin on the back side of the thicker outer labia labia minora that surround the vaginal opening.
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