What do you think about male/female circumcision? Take our polls! Plus updates on more news and discussion.
Back in November 2009, Gender Across Borders published a series of articles on circumcision. We talked about the ethics of neonatal circumcision, to the culture of circumcision in Judaism, as well as ethics and history of female circumcision. If you didn’t get a chance to check out our series on circumcision (male & female) back in November, click here to read those articles.
Circumcision continues to flood the news headlines from day to day, week to week, and month to month. Since November, I’ve come across a few articles as a follow-up to our circumcision series.
I’m hoping that people will take a look at these articles, and will perhaps elicit more discussion surrounding the deeply-heated debate:
- Circumcision or not? Parents, you’re on your own from MSNBC
- KENYA: The fringe benefits of male circumcision rollout from PlusNews.org
- To Circumcise or Not? from EmpowHER
- Circumcision changes penis bacteria from UPI
- Uganda: ‘Sensitise Public On Female Circumcision Law’ from AllAfrica.com and a related article:
- Uganda bans female circumcision from CNN
- Female Genital Mutilation Targeted In Several Countries from SexGenderBody
- RIGHTS-TANZANIA: ‘I Feel Like Less of a Woman’ from IPS News, a personal account of a woman who was circumcised in Tanzania
Below are two polls about male and female circumcision. Voice your opinion now!
Leave your thoughts on male and female circumcision in the comments. Is it ethically wrong or right to circumcise? Is there an ethical “right” or “wrong” approach to circumcising individuals who come from different cultures, races, ethnicities, and identities? Leave your comments below.
Also, if you’ve come across news articles, please post them in the comments below!