Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision

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.

Male circumcision and HIV prevention: rational and irrational decisions and behaviors

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.