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Health, Immigration & Refugees, International, Politics, Society

Canada to fund fight against female genital mutilation

(public commenting is open at very bottom of page) The federal government is set to announce a major funding effort to combat the practice of female genital mutilation (FGM) also known as female circumcision. The money- at least $3million-, will »

Health, Immigration & Refugees, International, Politics, Society

Canadian Muslim site advocates for female circumcision

How Misogynists and Feminists are feeding upon each other to denigrate an Islamic practice that brings untold benefits to women (Asiff Hussein -Muslims in Calgary website) The article first appeared quietly on an Islamic website in Calgary Alberta, in July, »

Health, International, Society

To snip or not to snip- circumcision debate again

It seems the debate about circumcision of male babies has flared up again. A new report in the Canadian Journal of Urology suggests that the stance of the Canadian Paediatric Society (CPS) regarding circumcision is based on “sloppy scholarship”. In the analysis »

Health, Internet, Science & Technology, Society

Canadian paediatricians modify position on circumcision

T The Canadian Paediatric Society (CPS) has slightly modified it’s position on male circumcision. The last position statement released by the CPS in 1996 stated that circumcision of the foreskins of male penises, was “not recommended as a routine procedure”. »