Our society doesn’t respect the bodily autonomy of our boys and men, and it doesn’t emphasize getting their consent. Yet we’re demanding that they respect the bodily autonomy of others.
Mostly all U.S. States ban the practice of FGM as a criminal offense. But the country has not shared the same concern for the human rights of male infants.
Millions of men and boys are circumcised every year due to threats of violence, denial of government benefits, coercion and sexual shame.