Revisited: the clitoris coverup – why do we know so little?

Medical textbooks are full of anatomical pictures of the penis, but the clitoris barely rates a mention and many medical professionals are uncomfortable even talking about it. Reporter Calla Wahlquist and associate news editor Gabrielle Jackson explain the history and science of the clitoris, and speak to the scientists and artists dedicated to demystifying it

This week we are revisiting some of our favourite episodes from 2020. This episode was first broadcast on The Full Story by Guardian Australia on 8 November 2020

You can read Calla Wahlquist’s piece on why the clitoris is ignored by medical science here. You can also read an edited extract of Gabrielle Jackson’s book Pain and Prejudice here.

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