Why do some people think male circumcision is mutilation?

We all know that cutting a baby girl’s genitals is mutilation, but why is it that some are now saying that cutting a baby boy’s genitals is mutilation as well? Can we use gender alone to determine what is ‘mutilation’ and what is ‘circumcision’?

The Practical Ethics blog from Oxford University explores this issue. Read the blog post here.

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