Does Africa do circumcision?

Does Africa do circumcision?

Does Africa do circumcision?

Male circumcision is one of the most commonly performed procedures in Africa, with a wide variation between the different regions on the practice. This is because circumcision is often done for religious and cultural or traditional reasons, which includes being part of rituals or rite of passage to adulthood. BE

Do Zimbabweans get circumcised?

A huge challenge in the promotion of male circumcision is that Zimbabwe is traditionally not a circumcising country. The practice is common among only a few communities in Zimbabwe, particularly the Shangani tribe of Chiredzi, in the Lowveld part of the country.

What is circumcision in African culture?

In many African societies, and among certain ethnic groups in other geographical regions, male circumcision is carried out for cultural reasons, as an initiation ritual and a rite of passage into manhood.

Is circumcision common in South Africa?

It is estimated that 48.7% of males are circumcised in South Africa. One national study reported that 54.2% of black Africans were circumcised, with 32.1% of those traditionally circumcised and 13.4% circumcised for medical reasons.

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