And these are women who deliberately seek out this mutilation:

WEALTHY Australian women are jetting to Los Angeles for the hot new trend in plastic surgery — genital “rejuvenation”.

The doctor said surgery on the female genitals, which can include reshaping the outer genitals (labiaplasty), became the hottest trend in plastic surgery in 2006 in response to the popularity of Brazilian-style waxing.

“The extra skin women could hide before is now totally visible,” he said.