FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION By N., Sam M.S. - 0 a procedure performed on the genitals of prepubescent or pubescent girls in some African and Asian cultures. Female genital mutilation ensures that the girl will not engage in premarital sex. FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION: "Female genital mutilation is seen in many African and some Asian countries." Related Psychology Terms SEXUAL DEVIATIONS (GENERAL) Cultural Norms & Values in the African-American Population ADOLESCENCE (Theories) Intelligence Across the African-American and Latino Cultures OEDIPUS COMPLEX (Oedipus Situation) HOMOSEXUALITY (Female) FIGURE-DRAWING TEST HOMOSEXUALITY (ETIOLOGY AND THERAPY) Collectivist and Individualist Cultures Dissociative Identity Disorder Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/female-genital-mutilation/ (accessed July 5, 2022).