Circumcision: A Medical or a Human Rights Issue?

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href=”http://www.cirp.org/library/ethics/milos-macris/#n28″>28). The practice of genital mutilation of females in Africa was addressed by Dr. Asha Mohamud, an African pediatrician. Today, 100 million females, including young girls and infants, suffer the effects of this debilitating surgery. And now, with increased African immigration, American health care providers are faced with clinically caring for infibulated women (29) and requests to infibulate their… (Search hits: 4 in body, 0 in title, 0 in tags. Score: 132.38)

Full Disclosure: Circumcision Information For Health Professionals And Parents

Summary: Written by a coalition of doctors and other professionals, this document lists 9 things lost to male circumcision and 24 complications ranging from common to uncommon prevalence. In conclusion, alleged benefits and ethical concerns are addressed briefly. The text references 99 external sources. Also available at http://www.icgi.org/information/full-disclosure-informed-consent/ Original File: Full_Disclosure.pdf [A corrected OCR scan of… (Search hits: 4 in body, 0 in title, 0 in tags. Score: 132.38)

Male Circumcision and the Rights of the Child

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United for Future Foreskins (BUFF); National Organization of Restoring Men (NORM); National Organization to Halt the Abuse and Routine Mutilation of Males (NOHARMM); Nurses for the Rights of the Child (NRC); Parents of Intact Sons; Uncircumcising Information and Resources Center (UNCIRC) See Smith, cit. (note 4), pp. 103-141. See, for instance, the Declaration of the First… (Search hits: 3 in body, 0 in title, 0 in tags. Score: 99.28)

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

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in turn mandatory.On the other hand, the female having no foreskin and therefore no source of impurity “down there”, female circumcision is only advisable. Two reasons underlie the recommendation of female circumcision: – to fulfil makrumah granted by Mohammed. – to avoid falling into a taboo 63. For Professor ‘Abd-al-Wahhab Khallaf, the term makrumah means that female circumcision adds to… (Search hits: 2 in body, 0 in title, 0 in tags. Score: 66.19)

How Male Circumcision Harms Women

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done to children, they will do to society.” Finally, a study on the underlying reasons for female genital mutilation concluded that the motivation was psychosexual and included male fear of female sexuality. A potential long-term effect of circumcision is fear of female sexuality. Addressing male circumcision may help dealing with female genital mutilation and other forms of unnecessary female sexual… (Search hits: 2 in body, 0 in title, 0 in tags. Score: 66.19)

The Fabulous Functional Foreskin

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of the foreskin (and the lasting effects of early trauma on an infant) that the common myths of the past have been discredited. A little bit of education can go a long way to understanding why it’s important for us to keep our boys intact. His penis, his choice. Here is a list of the functions… (Search hits: 2 in body, 0 in title, 0 in tags. Score: 66.19)