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Indian-origin doctor Balvinder Mehat arrested over circumcising baby without consent in London
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Indian-origin doctor Balvinder Mehat arrested over circumcising baby without consent in London

Dr Balvinder Mehat is accused of carrying out a non-therapeutic circumcision or a procedure for religious rather than medical reasons on the three-month old baby.

Centre must outlaw female genital mutilation, take proactive steps to end 'cruel' practice in India
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Centre must outlaw female genital mutilation, take proactive steps to end 'cruel' practice in India

The Indian government must pay heed to the petition on Supreme Court and take steps to ban female genital mutilation (female khatna) as it is unconstitutional and an egregious violation of human rights

Bohra Muslims are more vocal now, about ending FGC or 'khatna'. Will things change?
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Bohra Muslims are more vocal now, about ending FGC or 'khatna'. Will things change?

As more voices join the campaign to end FGM (female genital cutting) or 'khatna' among the Dawoodi Bohra community in India, will the misogynistic practice finally end?

Why a US-based non-profit wants to help regenerate 'foreskins' for men
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Why a US-based non-profit wants to help regenerate 'foreskins' for men

A US and Italy-based non-profit called Fo​regen, which has been founded by an Italian national Vincenzo Aiello is hoping to help develop a technology that could help regenerate male foreskins.

Kenyan men fleeing their homes to avoid forced traditional circumcisions
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Kenyan men fleeing their homes to avoid forced traditional circumcisions

Kenyan men are running away from their homes to avoid forced traditional circumcisions.

Circumcision benefits outweigh risks: US pediatricians
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Circumcision benefits outweigh risks: US pediatricians

The United States' most influential pediatricians group says the health benefits of circumcision in newborn boys outweigh any risks and insurance companies should pay for it.

'Circumcision ban makes Germany laughing stock'
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'Circumcision ban makes Germany laughing stock'

Chancellor Angela Merkel has warned that Germany could become a laughing stock if it fails to overturn a district court ban on circumcision that has enraged Jews and Muslims.