Slovenia's human rights ombudsman says male circumcision violates human rights
In February 2012, Slovenia's human rights ombudsman announced that "circumcision of boys for non-medical reasons is a violation of children's rights" and "ritual circumcision of boys for religious reasons in our country, [for] legal and ethical reasons is unacceptable, and doctors should not perform it."
Here is the URL for the original announcement in Slovenian: www.varuh-rs.si/medijsko-sredisce/aktualni-primeri/novice/detajl/obrezovanje-fantkov-iz-nemedicinskih-razlogov-je-krsitev-otrokovih-pravic/?cHash=7364092ccb
A very rough Google translation into English is at http://translate.google.co.nz/translate?hl=en&sl=sl&tl=en&u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.varuh-rs.si%2Fmedijsko-sredisce%2Faktualni-primeri%2Fnovice%2Fdetajl%2Fobrezovanje-fantkov-iz-nemedicinskih-razlogov-je-krsitev-otrokovih-pravic%2F%3FcHash%3D7364092ccb
Thanks to our newest board member, Marc Angelucci, for calling this to our attention.
Attorneys for the Rights of the Child
The 14th International Symposium on Genital Autonomy and Children’s Rights
Keele, Staffordshire, England, UK
September 14-16, 2016
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