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    • Mark Lyndon
    • 25.03.14 | 13:22 (IST)

    It's about children's rights, not antisemitism. Circumcision later in life is actually safer and less painful - only about 10% of the world's men were circumcised as infants. A 2003 paper in the Israeli Medical Association Journal discusses circumcision and cervical cancer at length and says the following: "Although the dispute over the association of circumcision and cervical cancer in various populations is still ongoing [23,24], there seems to be no hard evidence that circumcision prevents its occurrence in Jewish women, and it is no longer considered to play a protective role."

    from the article: Norwegian nurses seek circumcision ban
    First published 17:30 22.03.14 | Last updated 17:30 22.03.14
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