Reproductive System & Sexual Disorders: Current Research

Reproductive System & Sexual Disorders: Current Research
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Mehak Nagpal

Mehak Nagpal


  • Review Article
    Virginity- An Update on Uncharted Territory
    Author(s): Mehak Nagpal and T. S. Sathyanarayana RaoMehak Nagpal and T. S. Sathyanarayana Rao

    Traditionally cultures around the world place a high value on virginity in women leading to tremendous pressure on girls and their families. Today it continues to play the role of a major determinant in their future sexual lives. Historically and socially it is considered an exalted virtue denoting purity. However, with the recent changes in sexual freedom amongst women, it is necessary to examine certain recent issues with reference to feminine sexuality as well its bio-psycho-social roots. It is important to understand the significance of social constraints on sexuality and reproduction within the different cultural systems along with the dominant influence of religious sentiments on virginity. Also it is imperative to have an understanding of how some of these historical value systems enforced in society play a causative role in sexual dysfunction amongst women today and be cogniza.. View More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2161-038X.1000178

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