October 14, 2006
NOCIRC: The United Nations Ignores the Suffering of Male Children by Not Including Forced Circumcision in their “World Report on Violence against Children”
|According to the National Organization of Circumcision Information Resource Centers, the UN fails in its humanitarian mission by choosing to ignore boys. Are they ignorant, sexist, or sadly just indifferent to boys’ suffering? The first sentence in the just released, 34-page report, which took four years to compiles, is “No violence against children is justifiable.” The United Nations’ silence on these crimes is nothing less than justification for them.