Genital cutting societies deny that male circumcision is a human rights violation and that men in particular suffer physically and psychologically from the procedure. They’re wrong.
In a recent Independent article Yvette Cooper laments that girls are routinely called “whore, bitch, slag, slut,” by boys, have their shirts forcibly undone, their skirts lifted and held up by groups of boys, and have half-naked photos shared around as acts of revenge by gangs of misogynistic boys. Josh O’Brien calls bullshit.
The killing of men and boys in Nigeria continues to be dismissed with the refrain of, “They’re dead, who cares – we need to focus on the abducted schoolgirls.” Now, hundreds more males have been killed, so to those who dismissed the earlier slaughter of boys Jonathan Taylor has only this to ask – what’s your excuse now?
This is is not really new, however I believe one thing that we should do is give some attention to what we appreciate, as we need to denounce what we know is biased and wrong. Lifebuoy’s campaign and the video are heart touching. If you haven’t seen it yet, here it is: As you can […]