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AFRICA: Male circumcision as subjugation of women

Cultural beliefs that women are inferior to men are spurring the rapid spread of HIV in Swaziland and Botswana, the countries most affected by AIDS, according to a report released Monday. … Women subsequently ha[ve] no control over sexual decisions, including using a … Continue reading

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Council on Foreign Relations Takes Up Male Circumcision and HIV

It’s not often two areas of great interest to me come together. It happened on May 7, 2007, when the Council on Foreign Relations took up the issue of male circumcision and HIV. The Council presented a program entitled, “Is Male … Continue reading

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AFRICA: More dangerous than foreskin

The Washington Post makes a timely point in this era of drastic measures that multiple, concurrent sexual partners are a potent driver of HIV infection. But The Washington Post is an American newspaper with an American bias. Hence, we might … Continue reading

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