Category Archives: Human rights

World Association for Sexual Health

Four presentations on four different aspects of male genital cutting were well received at the WAS Congress in Prague. The subjects covered were: “Health related and sexual consequences of non-therapeutic male circumcision in childhood” by Morten Frisch from Denmark; “Non-therapeutic … Continue reading

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G.A. trustee board gets stronger

The years since GA started, in 2008, have seen a growing appreciation of the suffering and injustice endured by children as a rssult of genital cutting and modification. The board of G.A. is very grateful that Clare Chambers has decided … Continue reading

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Stop Intersex Genital Mutilation

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.  

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Successful symposium

The symposium at Keele University created new links and put many faces to names. Thanks to all those involved in the organisation of the event and to James for this group photo.

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Female genital alteration: a compromise solution — Arora and Jacobs — Journal of Medical Ethics

Arora and Jacobs, who have advocated tolerance of male circumcision, write in the present Journal of Medical Ethics advocating tolerance of minimal FGM. J Med Ethics doi:10.1136/medethics-2014-102375 Feature article Paper Female genital alteration: a compromise solution Kavita Shah Arora1,2, Allan … Continue reading

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Human genital cutting

A presentation given by Prof. Dr. Tobe Levin to the symposium on genital autonomy, 6th May 2014.

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New organisation in Germany

After the Cologne ruling last year and the retrogressive law passed subsequently in the Bundestag, the German public has not been slow to take up the cause of genital autonomy for all children. A new group Intaktiv e.V. is a … Continue reading

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Children’s right to physical integrity

Greater protection for children The Council of Europe, of which the UK is one of 47 states, took an enlightened move by passing a resolution that children have a right to physical integrity. The resolution sets out a comprehensive regime … Continue reading

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