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Chopped: Exposing The Colonial and Scientifically Dubious Circumcision of 23 Million African Men

WHO met and decided to chop off African foreskins. The invited Africans were not decision makers but on-lookers as the Global North deliberated over black bodies. Circumcision has a history of scientific racism dating back to 1894, so what changed?

Chopped: Exposing The Colonial and Scientifically Dubious Circumcision of 23 Million African Men

Men queuing up for the knife. Image Credit: USAID

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