Recent Examples of circumcision from the Web
Rozin’s case study for examining clashing cultural perspectives is the practice variously referred to as female circumcision or female genital mutilation (the more loaded term).
The result is a rate of circumcision around 10 percent.
Female genital mutilation, also known as female circumcision or cutting, or FGM, has been condemned by the United Nations and outlawed in the United States.
That's how the Reader's Leah Pickett describes South African film The Wound, set in a rural Xhosa community that initiates teenage boys into manhood through circumcision.
Doctor Roberto Viel is a qualified plastic surgeon who works in Dubai and London, and has been performing penoplasties, adult circumcisions, and cosmetic work on scrotums for years.
Music has been central to the ritualized sexuality of fertility, circumcision, puberty and wedding ceremonies cross-culturally and from time immemorial.
Surgeons at Tygerberg Hospital in Cape Town transplanted a donor's organ onto a twenty-one-year-old who'd lost his penis three years earlier after a botched circumcision resulted in gangrene.
And while some people fear circumcision reduces sensitivity, one recent — but small — study found that's not true.
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