Cut it out, not off
Jonathan writes for The Australian Rationalist about why there is no excuse for genital mutilation:
"Until we protect the human rights and bodily autonomy of all people, including all children, any reference to our society as ‘civilised’ remains an exercise in wishful thinking" says Meddings.
"I believe all children have a right to the bodies they are born with, that all medically unnecessary surgery on their genitals is a violation of both medical ethics and their human rights, and that religion is not a licence for child abuse."
Read the full article here.