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#Circumcision

# circumcision - Monday 4 February, 2019

Man sent to trial accused of endangerment of life over alleged circumcision carried out on baby

The infant needed emergency medical attention and was hospitalised for two weeks.

# circumcision - Friday 11 January, 2019

Man (54) accused of impersonating doctor during circumcision of 10-month baby boy

The infant needed emergency medical attention and was hospitalised for two weeks.

# circumcision - Friday 16 November, 2018

Man to stand trial over 'crude circumcision' of baby boy who had to be hospitalised

A court was told the boy was lucky to be alive.

# circumcision - Sunday 25 February, 2018

Iceland's plan to ban circumcision is causing controversy

Lawmakers want it put on par with female genital mutilation.

# circumcision - Thursday 24 March, 2016

'Families hire 'cutters' to remove any sensation for the girl and it's called a rite of passage'

Extreme forms of mutilation can lead to difficulties in menstruation, painful intercourse, incontinence and infertility.

# circumcision - Saturday 6 February, 2016

'I used a razor blade and often cut ten girls a day'

There are over 140 million girls and woman across the world with cut genitals and this dangerous and painful practice continues today.

# circumcision - Saturday 16 May, 2015

US woman who fled to avoid son's circumcision is arrested

The mother and the boy’s father disagree about whether he should be circumcised.

# circumcision - Monday 11 August, 2014

Kenyan men flee to escape enforced circumcision

The procedure is often carried out without anaesthesia.

# circumcision - Wednesday 18 June, 2014

Uganda tests 'rubber band circumcision' in battle against HIV

The simple device – two plastic rings and an elastic band – cuts off blood supply to the foreskin, which then shrivels and is removed with the band after a week.

# circumcision - Sunday 3 February, 2013

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Good morning! Here are nine things you need to know before you start your day…

# circumcision - Monday 16 July, 2012

Circumcision ban could make Germany 'laughing stock': Merkel

“I do not want Germany to be the only country in the world in which Jews cannot practise their rites,” the Germany Chancellor has said.

# circumcision - Thursday 28 June, 2012

The Evening Fix: Thursday

Things we learned, loved and shared today.

German court: 'Circumcising young boys is grievous bodily harm'

Jewish and Islamic groups have criticised the decision, describing it as an attempt to criminalise their customs.

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Nine things you need to know this morning…

# circumcision - Saturday 30 July, 2011

The week in photos Week In Photos This post contains images

The week in photos

This is the week that was, in pictures.

# circumcision - Saturday 18 June, 2011

From The Daily Edge Comic-book hero 'Foreskin Man' criticised as anti-Semitic Foreskin Man

Comic-book hero 'Foreskin Man' criticised as anti-Semitic

It’s fair to say the man who fights Orthdox Jews and doctors who perform circumcisions is not your average comic-book hero.

# circumcision - Saturday 7 May, 2011

From The Daily Edge Philippine city aims for Guinness World Record with mass circumcision 'party' Philippines

Philippine city aims for Guinness World Record with mass circumcision 'party'

Around 1,500 boys aged nine years and up have been circumcised at an event organised to provide safe surgery for traditional circumcision.