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In Rwanda, Circumcision Is All The Rage

The procedure is gaining popularity amongst young men who believe, erroneously, that it eliminates any risk of contracting HIV/AIDS.

 Circumcision is becoming a sign of "cleanliness" in Sub-Saharan Africa
Circumcision is becoming a sign of "cleanliness" in Sub-Saharan Africa
Alphonse Safari Byuma

BUGESERA - In Rwanda, circumcision has become trendy.

More and more young men have begun to have the procedure performed to limit the risks of HIV infection. The Ministry of Health launched its free male circumcision program in 2011, with a goal of medically circumcising 50% of men in two years as part of its HIV/AIDS prevention program.

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