Young woman reveals she was born without private parts and womb

Joanna Giannouli 
By: Mahesh Sarin

A young woman in Greece, revealed that she was born without a womb and private parts, a condition that afflicts one in around 5,000 women across the globe.

27-year-old Joanna Giannouli of Athens, said that when she was 17 years old doctors made a surgical cut in her body in order to be able to have sex.

Giannouli was taken to a doctor when she turned 14 years old because she did not get her period. The doctor did not want examine her, and when she turned 16 years old, she was sent to a hospital to be checked out.

Doctors at the hospital then realized that she is suffering from Rokitansky syndrome, as she was born without a womb, cervix and upper vagina.

When she turned 21 years old, Giannouli got engaged, but when her fiance learned about her condition, he dumped her.

When she turned 22 years old, Giannouli finally found love.

Her current boyfriend knows about her condition, and he decided to stay in the relationship despite knowing that she will never have children.