Rationalising circumcision: from tradition to fashion, from public health to individual freedom—critical notes on cultural persistence of the practice of genital mutilation

Full article text available above in PDF format. ABSTRACT: Despite global and local attempts to end genital mutilation, in their various forms, whether of males or females, the practice has persisted throughout human history in most parts of the world. … Read More

To mutilate in the name of Jehovah or Allah: legitimization of male and female circumcision

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Article link available above. Medicine and Law, Volume 13, Number 7-8: Pages 575-622, July 1994. by Sami A. ALDEEB ABU-SAHLIEH   New enlarged edition, July 1994 By the author Rue du Centre 74 1025 St-Sulpice Suisse Table of Contents INTRODUCTION CHAPTER I. DEFINITIONS AND … Read More

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