Sexual Satisfaction, Performance, and Partner Response Following Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision in Zambia: The Spear and Shield Project

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partners reported increased or the same levels of sexual pleasure and improved or no change in penile hygiene post-VMMC. While half of men reported increased or no change in sexual functioning (orgasm, erections), one-third reported a decrease. Early resumption of sexual intercourse prior to complete healing was most closely associated with adverse outcomes, including decreased sexual functioning, satisfaction, and desire…. (Search hits: 0 in body, 0 in title, 0 in tags. Score: 0)

Sex and circumcision

Article text available above. Abstract: What are the effects of circumcision on sexual function and experience? And what does sex—in the sense related to gender—have to do with the ethics of circumcision? Jacobs and Arora (2015) give short shrift to the first of these questions; and they do not seem to have considered the second. In this commentary, I explore… (Search hits: 0 in body, 0 in title, 0 in tags. Score: 0)

‘No circumcision for my son – it’s not moral’ – Israel Jewish Scene, Ynetnews

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The practice started there because they considered masturbation a mortal sin, and circumcision was seen as reducing the impulse to masturbate. Even there, incidentally, the percentage of circumcised infants is declining. In the past 80 to 90 percent of newborns were circumcised, and today it has dropped to less than 60 percent.” Still, doctors across the board in Israel recommend… (Search hits: 0 in body, 0 in title, 0 in tags. Score: 0)

Bloomberg health commissioner: City wrong to repeal circumcision forms

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There were also conspicuous failures, such as the attempt to tax soda, limit what people could purchase with food stamps and regulate portion size for sugar-sweetened beverages. In 2014, the state Court of Appeals ruled that the board of health overstepped its authority with its so-called soda ban, a ruling that could have broad consequences, Farley fears. “I’m concerned… (Search hits: 0 in body, 0 in title, 0 in tags. Score: 0)

Council of Europe doubles down on anti-ritual circumcision stance

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Pan-European body maintains position that a brit milah violates children’s rights BY JTA October 10, 2015, 5:55 am 24 Illustrative photo of Jews performing a religious circumcision. (Serge Attal/Flash90) The Council of Europe is maintaining its position that non-medical circumcision of boys is a violation of children’s rights, despite reports in Israeli… (Search hits: 0 in body, 0 in title, 0 in tags. Score: 0)