About 35,000 underage boys have been circumcised without parental knowledge or consent in the ongoing HIV prevention drive.
A study by Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI) and the Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation (PIRE) of US, reports that boys, some aged under 10 years, have been circumcised without the mandatory parental consent.The study, funded by the US government and published on August 2, 2019, says some of the children circumcised without parental consent were found to suffer depression related to the event….
“If our finding held true for the estimated 623,773 circumcisions supported by the US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) between 2013 and 2016, then more than 35,000 minors may have been circumcised without parent or guardian consent,” says the study appearing in journal Aids and Behaviour….
The team attributes the practice of overlooking consents to high donor-set targets on the number of circumcisions to be achieved within a period….
This is fraud. It doesn’t reduce HIV when you factor in the impact on M->F transmission. The purpose is social destabilization for the purpose of political control and economic harvesting, with a profit angle for the NGO’s which actually do the cutting.