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Circumcision

this evening (wednesday 27th), 10.25-10.40pm, on bbc radio 3:
cutting tradition: male circumcision (essay 9 of 10 in the radio 3 free thinking festival) (repeated from november 2013)

“What do recent debates among medical ethicists and lawyers over male infant circumcision reveal about the different ways we view male and female bodies?
Rebecca Steinfeld, from the School of Oriental and African Studies at the University of London, looks at changing attitudes to religious traditions involving genital cutting.”

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Male infant circumcision

tomorrow evening (thursday 7th), 10.45-11.00pm, on bbc radio 3:
cutting tradition: male circumcision (essay 9 of 10 in the radio 3 free thinking festival) (more…)

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