Steven Svoboda, with his two-month-old son, receiving
the 2002 Human Rights Award from Marilyn Milos
Compelling reasons exist for strong concern among attorneys and the public about the various types of damage caused by circumcision. These include pain and suffering, psychological harm, behavioral changes, irreversible reduction or loss of full sexual function, and underreported tragic complications, including deaths. Moreover, no satisfactory medical justification for routine circumcision has ever been demonstrated. Click here to view the Attorneys for the Rights of the Child brochure.