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In Bangla There Is No Word for Vagina—Reflections on Language, Sexual Health, and Women’s Access to Healthcare in Resource-Limited Countries Goodman, Annekathryn; Faruque, Mithila; Clark, Rachel (Scientific Research Publishing, Inc,, 2016)Language plays a central role in how gender and sexuality are described. In Bangla or Bengali, physicians, when educating and counseling women patients, do not have a socially acceptable word for “vagina”. If language is ...