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Moral considerations

Moral considerations

The decision to alter/cut genitals through surgery should take into account:

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Childhood genital cutting

Childhood genital cutting is divided 3 categories:

  • Femal genital mutilation (FGM)
  • Circumcision for males
  • Genital normalisation surgery for intersex children (those born with ambiguous sex characteristics)

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General consensus on childhood genital mutilation

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