Latest articles on Circumcision

Happiness is restored manhood

To understand the miracle of correcting a botched circumcision, just speak to one of the survivors

Justice failed, says initiates’ father

Two traditional nurses found guilty of mutilating a man’s two sons were given an ‘insulting’ sentence

Hope for victims of botched circumcisions

Young men who have lost their penises during initiation may be in line for free reconstruction

Wonder where SA’s medically circumcised men are? Now there’s a map for that

When new technology and an old tradition meet, they could help avert more than a million new HIV infections.

Do medically circumcised men take more risks in the bedroom?

New research may have finally answered an old question.

​Slice of Life: ‘I was afraid but ah, me, I’m now a man’

'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.'

Chiefs: ‘No initiate will die this season’

Traditional leaders believe new government rules will prevent young men from dying this winter.

A dangerous ‘mustard seed’?

Some men might be led to believe that the snip can entirely stop HIV infection.

Comment: Safer, due to unforeskinned circumstances

Voluntary male circumcision has made huge strides in reducing the rate of HIV infections.

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