Tag Archives: Auvert

ROME: Report on IAS 2011 coming …

I’m working on a report detailing my participation in representing Intact America at the IAS 2011 conference in Rome. It was a stressful few days full of constant interaction with a skeptical crowd. Therefore, I want to process the experience … Continue reading

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END OF 00s: The decade circumcision without consent gained a new lease on life

(I was going to do an end of year round up type thing. But I think we’ve covered the big stories except for the latest non-sense out of the circumcision camp claiming women just love a circumcised penis. The absurdity … Continue reading

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Talbott’s Theory Gets Reinforcements

Or Talbott’s Research Grows Legs … Halperin, Gray, Bailey and Auvert (have I missed anyone?) may scoff, but Zimbabwe shows the signs of Talbott’s theory [html, pdf]  in action albeit imposed by forces outside of Western aid agencies. Zimbabwe has … Continue reading

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A valuable critique of the Auvert study

The first study by Auvert et al. viz. HIV/AIDS and circumcision was roundly criticized for its overstated conclusions. A perhaps not widely circulated critique appeared in the same online journal that published the Auvert study. It is an enlightening and … Continue reading

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