The product, named Blossom Brush, was widely criticised by gynaecologists.
One tweet that Deyjah Harris liked calls her father's behaviour "disgusting, possessive and controlling".
She shares the accolade with Congolese gynaecologist Denis Mukwege.
To have my sexual capacity questioned during a gynaecological exam strikes at the heart of how poorly equipped even the “professionals” are when it comes to seeing women with disabilities reach their full potential
I had a sleepless night. There is so much humiliation in this. It's full of what ifs and maybes and I'm not good with uncertainty. What if I can't find the clinic, or I wait for ages in the waiting room, next to who knows who? I might see someone I know.
Why on earth is talking about bodies and sex and STIs just so embarrassing? As soon as something goes wrong down there we all clam up pretend it isn't happening and run in the opposite direction from anyone who can help.
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I believe that all healthcare professionals should receive training to recognise and respond to domestic violence; similar to mandatory training on child protection. We are often the first point of contact for women suffering from domestic violence, so it is important that we know how to respond.
Why are women not too embarrassed to show your genitals to a beauty therapist but are able to put up with the discomfort of waxing, but so embarrassed they can't go to the doctor and talk about the lump they've found in their vulva or the fact they're bleeding after sex?
I was recently shocked by the gravity of such problems when a journalist informed me that one of her friends had died suddenly following a perforation of uterine body with the coil, aged just 23. This was performed by an inexperienced non-gynaecologist and, unfortunately, the perforation remained undetected until it was too late.