Questions Girls Ask About Male Circumcision

QGA-EN Leaflet


This leaflet, a companion to ‘Questions Young People Ask’, sets out to answer some of the questions girls have about male circumcision.

As future wives and mothers, girls need to know what circumcision is and why it is performed; the function of the foreskin; what alternatives there are to circumcision, and the relationship between circumcision and body image.

The leaflet also shows how to determine if a circumcision is necessary or desirable for a brother, boyfriend or husband. Written by Helpdesk staff, in language specially suited to its target age group, this leaflet has been thoroughly checked for accuracy by our Medical Advisor.


File QGA-EN is in English and is formatted for printing double-sided on A4 paper, then folding into 3 columns. It is also suitable for reading directly on the web. (This is a PDF file.)

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