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  • Male Circumcision

    Annotated Reference Rothberg‚ L. (2008). The pros and cons of circumcision. Rn‚ 50(7)‚ 30-32 Circumcision is our nation’s most practiced procedure‚ however the procedure itself is becoming more and more controversial as time goes by. Most decisions on whether to perform a circumcision or not is not related to medical facts‚ but cultural opinions instead. Some religions believe in circumcision while some do not. There are some down sides medically from a person not being circumcised such as urinary

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  • No Female Circumcision

    Cons Female Circumcision Student One Communication Essentials Hermann Tatchen Wednesday‚ March 27‚ 2013 Cons Female Circumcision Some people believe that female circumcision is a traumatic‚ awful thing to do to a human being. Some people may see circumcision as an adequate form of disease control or some believe it’s a way of making a female pure by having her clitoris cut. It is not right to make decisions on behalf of another human‚ especially when

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  • Male Circumcision

    name here Male Circumcision Although the origins of circumcisions are unknown‚ it is commonly believed that the practice began about 12‚000 years ago whereby a stone knife was used to chop off the extraneous skin at the tip of a male’s penis. The primary reason given in ancient societies for this practice was that they believed difficulties in retracting the foreskin were detrimental to the fertilization process (Morse‚ 2004). In another instance‚ the act of circumcision was widely practiced

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  • Female Circumcision

    society. Unfortunately‚ this is not the case for all women. Millions of girls and women today are fighting for their most basic right‚ the right to their body. Despite increased backlash female circumcision is still shockingly prevalent in many third world countries. Many advocators of female circumcision argue the procedure is an integral part of culture. Despite the cultural significance of female genital mutilation‚ the procedure is a violation of rights and causes intense psychological and physical

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  • Male Circumcision

    about thirty percent of the world’s male population is circumcised. Male circumcision is when the tip of the penis or “foreskin‚” is removed. This surgical procedure has been done for thousands of years‚ by cultures all over the world‚ for many different reasons such as religious‚ medical‚ social‚ and cultural. According to medical studies it can help reduce risks of catching sexually transmitted infections. Male circumcision is a controversial topic with many of point of views‚ ranging from complete

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  • Is Circumcision Ethical?

    Is Routine Circumcision of Infants Ethical? History of Circumcision: Reviewing the history of circumcision and the many misguided reasons for its practice will help form an understanding of the multifaceted issues concerning routine infant circumcision. Some of the earliest evidence of male circumcision comes from Egypt around the year 3000 BC. However‚ researchers studying this practice do not understand or agree on its purpose. Some researches believe that circumcision was a form of

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  • Female Circumcision

    Female Genital Mutilation also known as female circumcision is the partial or complete removal of the external female genitalia‚ or other harm caused to the female genital organs for cultural or other non-medical reasons. FGM began in Africa many years ago and still has effect on many women today. There are four different types of female circumcision. The most common is type 1. Type 1 is called clitoridectomy‚ which is the removal of part or the entire clitoris. Clitoridectomy is widely spread throughout

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  • Circumcision And Women

    From this ad we can see how circumcision influences the female‚ and how it affects them during their lifetime. The circumcision is very struggles and pains they have continued when you were getting sexual intercourse and childbirth. When you circumcised‚ it takes sometimes a long time for it to heal‚ and their parents or guardians have to take care of them carefully. That means‚ feeding them daily‚ walking them to the bathroom‚ meeting their need occasionally it is that bad they have to assign someone

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  • Male Circumcision Debate

    Male circumcision has long been a debate with decisions based on cultural‚ ethnic‚ religious and social preference of the parent. There are both benefits and risks associated with the procedure of male circumcision. The procedure involves the removal of some or‚ the entire foreskin around the penis. Neonatal circumcision is rising among English speaking countries and it is known now that more than 80% of the male population has been circumcised. (CDC‚ 2006) This number is rising however; studies

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  • Male Circumcision, Good or Bad?

    Male Circumcision: Good‚ or Bad? Circumcision of males involves the removal of the foreskin of the penis. It is practiced in many cultures‚ ethnic groups and religions as a ritual or just as a social expectation. Some groups circumcise males for religious or cultural reasons‚ but there are also hygienic reasons that other groups circumcise male infants. In uncircumcised males‚ “if good hygiene is not practiced‚ smegma‚ secretions from small glands in the foreskin‚ can accumulate‚ causing a foul

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