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2014-07-19 23:02:53

The symposium “Whole Bodies, Whole Selves: Activating Social Change” will be hosted by the University of Colorado at Boulder on July 24-26, 2014. Boulder, CO (PRWEB) July 19, 2014 The 13th International Symposium on Genital Autonomy and Children’s Right, “Whole Bodies, Whole Selves: Activating Social Change,” will be hosted by the University of Colorado at Boulder on July 24-26, 2014. The symposium will promote interdisciplinary dialogue about the often controversial topic of...

2014-05-05 12:28:20

LAS VEGAS, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "Today, we're launching our second annual International Clitoris Awareness Week, May 5-11," said Nadine Gary, Clitoraid spokesperson. "We invite women worldwide to defend, explore and rejoice in their right to sexual pleasure." Although Clitoraid focuses on clitoral repair surgery for women suffering effects of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM), its central mission is to raise public awareness. "In some African countries, 98 percent...

2013-03-28 23:02:49

When passers-by see a crowd of men in bloodstained white coveralls posing on the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol this week, they will be witnessing a provocative new tactic in the growing movement to abolish the circumcision of children. The “Bloodstained Men” protest their circumcisions by performing political theater in white coveralls with bloody crotches symbolizing the genital wounds that were forced upon them in childhood. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) March 28, 2013 * A growing...

2012-08-23 23:03:35

Group opposed to the non-therapeutic genital cutting of all children calls AAP “Shockingly biased and out of touch with medical ethics and children´s rights.” Tarrytown, NY (PRWEB) August 22, 2012 Intact America, an organization founded in 2008 to ensure that all children are protected from permanent bodily alteration inflicted on them without their consent, is criticizing the anticipated August 27 release by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) of its new...

2010-12-14 13:36:11

Findings from community-led research in 5 African countries A new report from the Women's HIV Prevention Tracking Project (WHiPT), a collaborative initiative of AVAC and the ATHENA Network, features an unprecedented collection of voices from Kenya, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland and Uganda reflecting on what male circumcision for HIV prevention means for women. It highlights women's perspectives, advocacy priorities and recommendations on this new prevention strategy. Making Medical Male...


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