“Custom will reconcile people to any atrocity.”

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George Bernard Shaw was correct in saying people will accept anything given it has existed for longer than anyone can remember.

…and so it is with Male Genital Mutilation (MGM).

MGM is unacceptable for boys except in extreme medical situations when more conservative treatments have not worked.

Genital mutilation of children (who are naturally incapable of giving informed consent) regardless of their race, religion or sex, violates their human rights, and exposes them to pain, risks to physical and psychological health, and to permanent bodily mutilation. Dr John Warren

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