Every year 13.3 millions boys and 2 million girls are subjected to circumcision, the involuntary removal of part or all of their external sex organs.
Bodily Integrity and the Politics of Circumcision illuminates the vulnerability of human society to medical, economic, and historical pressures. It provides a much-needed, thoughtful, and detailed analysis of the devastating impact of circumcision on bodily integrity and human rights, and it provides hope for change.
Provides the latest research on the topics of male and female circumcision
Reveals how male and female circumcision violates law and ethics
Exposes the harmful effects of male female genital cutting and female genital modification