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Published:September 2nd, 2014 09:44 EST

Only Half of Women Can Locate Vagina on Medical Diagram of Female Reproductive System

By Robert Paul Reyes

"Half of 26 to 35-year-olds were unable to correctly identify a vagina on a medical diagram of the female reproductive system, a new survey has found.


In contrast, the majority of older women aged 66 to 75 were much better educated about their body parts.

The study, by women`s cancer charity The Eve Appeal, found that less than a quarter of 16 to 25-year-olds said they felt confident they were well informed about gynaecological health issues, compared to more than 42 per cent of women aged 66 to 75."

Daily Mail

One hundred percent of men are able to locate a penis on a medical diagram of a male reproductive system, and 99.99 percent are able to locate a vagina on a medical diagram of the female reproductive system.

Young women find it difficult to talk about their body parts, and they put off or neglect seeing a gynecologist out of embarrassment.

According to this same survey 65 percent said they have a problem using the words " vagina" or "vulva", they prefer to use words like "lady parts."

Dudes have no such reluctance talking about their private parts, we tend to use vulgar or slang words instead of using the more proper word "penis."

Women need to get over their embarrassment discussing the female reproductive system; they should be frank and open with their gynecologists.

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