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Urine may collect underneath the scar, leaving the area under the skin constantly wet, which can lead to infection and the formation of small stones. FGM practitioners see the procedures as marking not only ethnic boundaries but also gender difference. Genital and sexual mutilation of females; p. Type IIa is removal of the inner labia; Type IIb, removal of the clitoral glans and inner labia; and Type IIc, removal of the clitoral glans, inner and outer labia. Nnaemeka argues that the crucial question, broader than FGM, is why the female body is subjected to so much "abuse and indignity", including in the West. Almost all known forms of female genital mutilation that remove tissue from the clitoris also cut all or part of the clitoral glans itself.