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Blue_ArrowD096.gif (140 bytes) Practical Ethics/ Univ of Oxford: "Female genital mutilation and male circumcision - Time to end the double standard" (February 2014) article
Blue_ArrowD096.gif (140 bytes) Denmark's chapter of Save the Children, the world's largest independent children's rights organization, issued a strong condemnation of infant circumcision (February 11, 2014) 
Blue_ArrowD096.gif (140 bytes) 2012 report from the U.N. International NGO Council on Violence Against Children clearly states (pages 21 and 22) that the circumcision of boys constitutes a "gross violation of their rights." 
Aboriginal Circumcision: Custom or Child Abuse? Sun-Herald, 1998
Advocacy: Rhetoric or Practice Iva Phillips Nursing B.C., 1994
Ancient practice of tribal circumcision divides South Africa Daily Telegraph (London), 1997
Are Baby Boys Entitled to the Same Protection as Baby Girls Regarding Genital Mutilation? Zenas Baer, J.D. 1996
Change without Denigration: Addressing Anti-Semitism
Circumcised Boys May Sue Health Law Update (Australia), 1996
Circumcision Cuts Penis Sensitivity BJU International 2007
Circumcision is assault, ethicist says Montreal Gazette, 1997
Circumcision is Sexual Abuse  M.E.N., 1994
Blue_ArrowD096.gif (140 bytes)Circumcision and the Code of Ethics George C. Denniston, M.D. Human Health Care International, 1996
Circumcision: A Critical Issue of Human Rights Ted Pong
Circumcision: Male-Effects Upon Human Sexuality (color-coded photos of genital anatomy and functions)  Marilyn F. Milos, R.N. and Donna Macris, C.N.M. Human Sexuality: An Encyclopedia 1994
Blue_ArrowD096.gif (140 bytes)Circumcision: Medical or Human Rights Issue? Marilyn Milos/Donna Macris Journal of Nurse-Midwifery, 1992
Circumcision Rituals Cause Illness, Death Seattle Times, 1995
Common Denominators Between Male and Female "Circumcision"
Common Ground: An Interview with Shamis Dirir NOHARMM Newsletter, 1997
Community at Odds about Circumcision Sunday Times, 1994
Blue_ArrowD096.gif (140 bytes)Complications of Circumcision British Journal of Surgery 1993
Court Issues Warrant for Circumcisor Over Deaths Kenya Standard 1998
Cutting Edge Nursing Times/London, 1997
Cycle of Abuse: Faces of Circumcision (photo montage)
Dr. Nahid Toubia: Excerpts from Female Circumcision Article Relevant to Male Circumcision International Journal of Gynecology & Obstetrics,1994
Dr. Nahid Toubia: Excerpts from Female Circumcision Radio Interview Relevant to Male Circumcision KMUD, 1996
Estimated U.S. Incidence of Neonatal Circumcision Complications (1940-1990)
Estimated Worldwide Incidence of Male Circumcision Complications
Blue_ArrowD096.gif (140 bytes)Foreskins for Sale
From Health or Human Rights to Health and Human Rights: Where Do We Go From Here? Nahid Toubia Journal of Health & Human Rights, 1995
Horror End to Tribal Rituals Courier-Mail, 1996
How is Female Circumcision Trivialized? The Same as Male Circumcision (quotes: African men/women)
Infant Circumcision is Not in the Best Interests of the Health and Rights of the Child
Infant Male Circumcision: Examining the Human Rights and Constitutional Issues J. Steven Svoboda 1996
Blue_ArrowD096.gif (140 bytes)Informed Consent, Parental Permission and Assent in Pediatric Practice Pediatrics, 1995
Blue_ArrowD096.gif (140 bytes)Involuntary Circumcision: The Legal Issues  British Journal of Urology, 1999   newyellow.gif (902 bytes)     
Blue_ArrowD096.gif (140 bytes)Justifying the Unjustifiable: Rite v. Wrong Abbie Chessler Buffalo Law Review 1997 (lengthy article)
Lawsuit argues N.D. female mutilation law is unconstitutional because it doesn't protect males, too Minot Daily News, 1996
Blue_ArrowD096.gif (140 bytes)Left Shoe News: Human Rights Abuses in Islamic Countries
Long-term consequences of Neonatal Circumcision Sexual Mutilations: A Human Tragedy 1997
Male Circumcision as a Feminist Issue Rosemary Romberg
Male circumcision is a feminist issue too Pamela Bone Melbourne Age, 1994
Male Circumcision: A Gender Perspective Joseph Zoske Journal of Men's Studies, 1998  (lengthy but excellent)
Male Genital Mutilation (Circumcision) A Feminist Study of a Muted Gender Issue (Post masters Fellowship Research by Seham Abd el Salam - Cairo, Egypt - June, 1999)  newyellow.gif (902 bytes)
Muslims' Genitalia in the Hands of the Clergy Sami A. Aldeeb Abu-Sahlieh, August 1998
My Story of Ritual Abuse NOHARMM Newsletter, 1994
Blue_ArrowD096.gif (140 bytes)Namibia row over circumcision torture Electronic Mail & Guardian, 1997
Primum Non Nocere: "First Do No Harm" - An Ethical Reflection on Infant Male Circumcision Jill Durnford, 1996
The Problem of Circumcision in America James L. Snyder, M.D.The Truth Seeker 1989
Religious Exemptions from Child Abuse Statutes Pediatrics, 1988
  (see also: Blue_ArrowD096.gif (140 bytes)Religious Objections to Medical Care Pediatrics, 1997)
Rethinking a Custom U.S. News & World Report, 1998
Blue_ArrowD096.gif (140 bytes)The Right to Our Own Bodies Frederick Hodges and Jerry Warner M.E.N., 1995
Routine Circumcision of Male Minors: Human Rights Implications  Tim Hammond, 1996
Shock Claims on School for Circumcision Weekend Star, 1994
Blue_ArrowD096.gif (140 bytes)Significantly Increased Complication Risks with Mass Circumcisions British Journal of Urology 1997
Silence = Mutilation Dennis Niswander
Blue_ArrowD096.gif (140 bytes)Similarities in Attitudes/Misconceptions: male circumcision and female genital mutilation Hanny Lightfoot-Klein, author
Statistics on Human Genital Mutilation
Suit claims N.D. genital mutilation law biased Fargo Forum, 1996
Tide is Turning Against Circumcision The Tribune (Mesa, AZ), 1999
Tribal rite robs youths of manhood Sunday Times (London), 1996
The Universality of Incest  Journal of Psychohistory, 1991. Article concludes with discussion of female and male circumcision customs.
Unkind Cut from Nod to Culture New Zealand Herald, 1997
Vaccination and Infant Circumcision are Not Comparable  Tim Hammond, 1994
Blue_ArrowD096.gif (140 bytes)Valencia Declaration on Sexual Rights XIII World Congress on Sexology 1997
What Men Are Saying About Infant Circumcision
What Opponents of Female Circumcision Say about Male Circumcision
Why Does Infant Circumcision Persist in North America?
Where Sex and Violence Mix The Sun, 1995

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