Home Culture Artivism A Graphic Response To The ‘Women Against Feminism’ Movement A Graphic Response To The ‘Women Against Feminism’ Movement By Guest Writer - August 31, 2014 361 1 Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest WhatsApp Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Tumblr (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window) RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR F-Word How Biological Determinism Perpetuates Sexism Using ‘Science’ F-Word Representation for Representation’s Sake: Queerbaiting Is Not Cool Artivism 6 Hilarious And Subversive Muslim Women Instagram Artists F-Word इसे नारीवाद ही क्यों कहते हैं, समतावाद या मानववाद क्यों नहीं? F-Word On Being An Ally In “Private” Spaces: To Speak Or Not To Speak? F-Word This Notion Called Reverse Sexism Cannot And Does Not Exist 1 COMMENT Just a few numbers about circumcision: “There is strong evidence that circumcision reduces the risk of HIV infection in heterosexual men in high-risk populations. Evidence among heterosexual men in sub-Saharan Africa shows an absolute decrease in risk of 1.8% which is a relative decrease of between 38 percent and 66 percent over two years, and in this population studies rate it cost effective. Whether it is of benefit in developed countries is undetermined.” (so yes, it does reduce risks of many infections). http://www.jaoa.org/content/111/3_suppl_2/S11.long About the idea that it would reduce sexual pleasure, someone suggested by 60%, a systemic review and meta-analysis was conducted in 2013 which drew no such conclusion; it ” found the circumcision did not appear to affect sexual desire, pain with intercourse, premature ejaculation, time to ejaculation, erectile dysfunction or difficulties with orgasm” (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3881635/) And finally no, no, no. Removal of the foreskin (though I understand opposition to newborn/infant circumcision on the grounds that men should be able to decide for themselves whether they want one) is not comparable to removal of the clitoris: it is an organ, and not skin, the female body’s most erogenous and sensitive (and therefore, when one cuts it, painful) zone. Risks associated with exision are far greater: http://www.who.int/reproductivehealth/topics/fgm/health_consequences_fgm/en/ –> See especially the long-term risks; increased HIV risks, infections, especially during childbirth, quality of sexual life… Reply Leave a Reply Cancel reply What's Trending On FII? The Wolf Pack: Are Our Item Songs Giving In To A Gang Rape Fantasy? Pop Culture Ishmeet Nagpal - June 21, 2018 1 The recent pattern of item songs where a lone woman dances for a horde of men, like in Chikni Chameli and Ek Do Teen, reminds me of gang molestation. Lust Stories: The Space Between Silence, Uncertainty And Conversations Cinema Mahika Banerji - June 22, 2018 0 Lust Stories is an anthology of 4 stories that center themselves on women’s sexuality and agency – a college professor, two schoolteachers, a domestic worker and a tired housewife. 5 Indian Women Historians You Need To Know About History Tara Anand - June 19, 2018 4 It’s important to learn about women historians who have increasingly influenced our understanding of the world and its history.