Hymenoplast Virgin: The Ugly Way to Patriarchy

Blogosphere in Hindi is getting more and more insightful and it is not just poetrying and recipeying when it comes to blog feminism. Its getting deep..really deep to the very core of patriarchy sometime. Virtue of patriarchy to some extent lies with the idea of women being virgin. Chaste wife who is faithful is core to women occupation. Chokherwali can't miss it. So Sujata questions the new practice of hymenoplasty. As per wiki it is:

Hymenorrhaphy or hymen reconstruction surgery is the surgical restoration of the hymen. The term comes from the Greek words hymen meaning membrane, and raphe meaning suture. It is also known as hymenoplasty, although strictly this term would also include hymenotomy....

....The normal aim is to cause bleeding during post-nuptial intercourse, which in some cultures, mostly Muslim, is a required proof of virginity.

Discourse gets very very well with the comments. especiallwinky since readers did question the very necessity to consider the virginity or chastity as virtue. Understandably one can see the plot of occupying a teritory called women is possible only if it tied to one man. Thoughful discussion, dangerous it becomes once we put it under carpet by terming it a matter of personal choice. "Uninfluenced personal" is nothing, what influence the 'choice' is the question. Virginity is definitely overrated junk that needs to be junked. The practice of hymenolpasty only indicate that far from being junked it is being further rated high. Patriarch deep inside me laughs cunningly.

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