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Zambia launches campaign

More than 1.2 million men and boys have been circumcised in Zambia since the introduction of voluntary medical male circumcision in 2007

"It was my time to upgrade"

Swazi football star Dennis “Yuki” Masina became circumcised to serve as a role model for other men, particularly youth

Trial results: increasing VMMC uptake

Men who received text messages or visits from lay counselors were almost twice as likely to get circumcised compared to men who received standard referrals

Women's perceptions of male circumcision

About four out of 10 women in a study in Zambia incorrectly believed that circumcision offers men complete protection against HIV

Male circumcision estimates updated

New estimates suggest that 37 percent to 39 percent of men are circumcised worldwide