Traditional male circumcision : Balancing cultural rights and the prevention of serious, avoidable harm.

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dc.contributor.author Behrens, K G
dc.date.accessioned 2015-06-22T09:54:05Z
dc.date.available 2015-06-22T09:54:05Z
dc.date.issued 2014-01
dc.identifier.citation Behrens, K.G. 2014. Traditional male circumcision : Balancing cultural rights and the prevention of serious, avoidable harm. SAMJ; 104(1):15-16 en_ZA
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10539/17982
dc.description PK en_ZA
dc.description.abstract The right to participate in cultural practices should be protected. However, it is a limited right, and does not entail a right to activities that cause serious and avoidable harms. I argue that the harms currently resulting from traditional circumcision are very serious, and that we have an obligation to ensure that the practice is effectively regulated so as to minimise them en_ZA
dc.language.iso en en_ZA
dc.subject Circumcision, male en_ZA
dc.subject Circumcision, male/adverse effects en_ZA
dc.subject Medicine, African Traditional en_ZA
dc.title Traditional male circumcision : Balancing cultural rights and the prevention of serious, avoidable harm. en_ZA
dc.type Article en_ZA


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