(UNICEF) Female Genital Mutilation Cutting: A Statistical Overview And Exploration Of The Dynamics Of Change

Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting: A statistical overview and exploration of the dynamics of change UNICEF, July 2013 Also available on the UNICEF website.   Full Text (PDF): FGM_A statistical overview and exploration of the dynamics of change Summary: “A new report … Read More

Circumcision of Male Infants as a Human Rights Violation

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Svoboda, J.S. Journal of Medical Ethics, Vol. 39, No. 7 (2013), pp. 469-74. Also archived at http://arclaw.org/resources/articles/circumcision-male-infants-human-rights-violation Full text in PDF format (above) Abstract: Every infant has a right to bodily integrity. Removing healthy tissue from an infant is only permissible if … Read More

Response to the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Circumcision Policy Statement

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Response to the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Circumcision Policy Statement 2012 Also available here. (full text below) Response to the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Circumcision Policy Statement The endless search for a medical benefit of circumcision, from treating … Read More

Revised male infant circumcision policy: A disservice to Americans

Also available at http://pediatrics.aappublications.org/content/130/3/585.short/reply#pediatrics_el_55563 by Christopher L. Guest, Co-Founder, Children’s Health & Human Rights Partnership The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) revised statement on male infant circumcision claims “the benefits of circumcision may exceed the risk of complications” but the AAP fails to … Read More

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