This is Jutta Reisinger’s first hand account of how the Voluntary Medical Male Circumcison programme is being implemented on the ground in Kenya. The video contains some distressing images, it was recorded in Cologne on the 5th Worldwide Day of Genital Autonomy (7th May 2017). We are grateful to Simon ten Kate from “Intact Nederland” (Facebook group) for his help with the interview.
Reports on the BBC World Service (15/02/2017) and Africa Health describe a study published in The Lancet concerning the initiative to educate religious leaders to encourage the uptake of male circumcision as an HIV prevention measure. If you have questions about the HIV prevention benefits attributed to male circumcision by some trial studies in Africa then the presentation given by Michel Garenne from the Pasteur Institute in the video below is a good place to start looking for answers.
This video was recorded at the Genital Autonomy – Intaktiv symposium in May 2015. Markus Bauer from StopIGM.org details the ethical and physical problems faced by people born with variations of sexual anatomy, often refered to as intersex.
Recorded at the Genital Autonomy, intaktiv.de conference in Frankfurt, May 2015.
In the video below two doctors speak about male genital cutting from two very different perspectives. The second story is more common than you might think.