Sex ed in France just got more inclusive, thanks to this 3D-printed clitoris

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Clitoris.

It’s a word that elicits giggles from adults, let alone children. That’s one of the reasons the sexual organ is surrounded by misinformation and mystery. And that is very serious business — especially when it comes to the fight for gender equality.

But French public schools are tackling this problem, using tech to address gender inequality in sexual education. This school year, children in France are going to become familiar with the clitoris and its function — and it’s all thanks to 3D printing.

An anatomically accurate 3D model of the clitoris was developed by sociomedical researcher Odile Fillod for use in primary and secondary school sex ed. The hunk of plastic, which resembles a wishbone with some additional protruding features, was created by Fillod after she began work on a series of anti-sexist sexual education videos. In her research for the project, she came to realize the clitoris was misrepresented and overlooked in the majority of school textbooks. …

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Via: Mashable: Gadgets

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