Sweden, for example, has banned operations "on the outer female sexual organs with a view to mutilating them or bringing about some other permanent change in them, regardless of whether or not consent has been given for the operation". But have you heard of the A-spot? The clitoris is considered by many women as the crux of sexual pleasure, and it's no wonder; the tip of the clitoris alone has a whopping 8, nerve endings — more than double the number of nerve endings in the penis — making it the most sensitive part of a woman's erogenous zone. In James, Stanlie M. Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Chua Chee Ann. University of Wisconsin Press.
Campaign against female genital mutilation in colonial Kenya.