Two traditional nurses found guilty of mutilating a man’s two sons were given an ‘insulting’ sentence
‘Circumcision school can be a dangerous place but after I went everyone was happy, I joined the elders’ discussions and felt I could face anything.’
A non-surgical circumcision tool could provide a way for initiation schools to eliminate initiate deaths from traditional circumcision complications.
A Johannesburg director has taken up the continuing tragedy of botched circumcisions.
Eastern Cape royals are campaigning to use medical circumcision in traditional rituals.
Work on HIV prevention may be undone after a boy died after a medical circumcision procedure.
Three of the M&G’s 200 YSA discuss the country’s unemployment issues and the controversial topic of male initiation.
PODCAST: We speak to M&G reporter Faranaaz Parker about government’s apparent inability to track the rising number of circumcision deaths in SA.
The proliferation of illegal initiation schools is a threat not just to cultural practices or even young men’s lives, but to public health in general.
Boys in Mpondoland are going behind their parents’ backs to attend dodgy initiation schools that too often claim the lives of youths who would be men.
The police are refusing to act against a circumcision school that allegedly kidnapped boys without their parents’ consent, a mother said on Tuesday.