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circumcise

 [ser´kum-sīz]
to perform circumcision.

cir·cum·cise

(ser'kŭm-sīz),
To remove the prepuce or other tissue by circumferential incision (circumcision).

circumcise

/cir·cum·cise/ (ser´kum-sīz) to perform circumcision.

circumcise

(sûr′kəm-sīz′)
tr.v. circum·cised, circum·cising, circum·cises
1. To remove the prepuce of (a male).
2. To remove all or part of the clitoris, prepuce, or labia of (a female).

cir′cum·cis′er n.

cir·cum·cise

(sĭr'kŭm-sīz)
To perform circumcision, especially of the prepuce.

circumcise

to perform circumcision. See also preputial prolapse.
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So, any young man who was circumcised in Canada without medical indication and who becomes aware of and can document his harm can bring a lawsuit against the hospital and/or medical or religious circumciser within one year of turning age 18, based on harm done to his body and the violation of his Charter rights to equal protection based on gender.
There is no compulsory fee for circumcision in Israel when performed by a state-certified "mohel" or circumciser.
5] Traditional circumcisers performed the highest proportion of FGM/C among female teachers in this study, similar to reports from most countries where it is performed, [7] but lower than the national average of 80% involvement of traditional circumcisers in Nigeria.
Moreover, the establishment of local anti-FGM committees in each community in Eritrea which engage local law enforcement officials in raising awareness of FGM among families, and in monitoring against the law's violation and in reporting to law enforcement officials when FGM occurs have been effective in preventing FGM, with these efforts resulting in charges and convictions against 54 circumcisers and parents in 2011 and in 2012, convictions and fines of 155 perpetrators in Eritrea (25,26,27).
Traditional circumcisers have been accused of using unsterilized tools.
This issue has been debated by circumcisers around the world for the past 18 months, after a random conversation provided by the chairman of the Brit Yosef Yitzchak organization, which specializes in circumcisions, revealed that Jews born in the Iranian city of Shiraz had undergone a "hatafat dam" process (in which a drop of blood is extracted from the penis), but that their foreskin was not fully removed as halachically required.
Participants also emphasised the difference between TBAs who had been exposed to some medical training and traditional circumcisers, who often had not.
authority such as [community] leaders, religious leaders, circumcisers,
Evidence existing so far indicates a big discrepancy between types practiced and self reports by women and circumcisers.
Like circumcisers, they enact a violence on the body that outside of the ritual context would be entirely wicked, nearly incomprehensible.
63) In this sense, genital modification or improvement, achieved through the specialized skills of traditional circumcisers, becomes a necessity to correct this culturally affirmed anomaly.