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European Circumcision Debate Will Include Jewish American

Psychologist and Author Ronald Goldman Criticizes the Practice   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE BOSTON – January 7, 2014 – Ronald Goldman, Ph.D., Executive Director of the Circumcision Resource Center, a nonprofit educational organization in Boston, has been invited by the Council of Europe to participate in an interdisciplinary dialogue about circumcision at a meeting in France on […]

Council of Europe Adopts Resolution That Opposes Circumcision

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE BOSTON – October 2, 2013 – Yesterday the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe agreed on a resolution in support of “children’s right to physical integrity.” The purpose is to reinforce the protection of children’s rights, oppose violence against children, and promote children’s participation in decisions that affect them. Genital cutting […]

Historic Nordic Agreement Opposes Circumcision

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE BOSTON – October 1, 2013 – Yesterday at a meeting in Oslo, Norway, Nordic ombudsmen for children representing six countries (Norway, Sweden, Finland, Denmark, Iceland, and Greenland) and Nordic pediatrician and pediatric surgeon organizations agreed on a resolution urging their national governments to work to prevent non-therapeutic circumcision of boys. According to […]

Cultural Bias in the AAP’s 2012 Technical Report and Policy Statement on Male Circumcision

38 leading non-US physicians disagree with the American Academy of Pediatrics ABSTRACT The American Academy of Pediatrics recently released its new Technical Report and Policy Statement on male circumcision, concluding that current evidence indicates that the health benefits of newborn male circumcision outweigh the risks. The technical report is based on the scrutiny of a […]