Making Medical Male Circumcision Work for Women: Summary

WHiPT MMC Summary

A summary of a report from AVAC and ATHENA Network’s Women’s HIV Prevention Tracking Project documents women’s perspectives on male circumcision for HIV prevention. It is based on interviews and focus group discussions with about 500 women in HIV-affected communities in Kenya, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, and Uganda. The report offers recommendations on how to ensure that the rollout of voluntary medical male circumcision is safe and beneficial to whole communities—including men and women.

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Type: Document
Year of publication: 2010
Resource type: Report
Organization: AVAC, ATHENA Network, AIDS Legal Network, Health Rights Action Group, Mama's Club, Namibia Women’s Health Network, Swaziland for Positive Living, Women Fighting AIDS in Kenya
Languages: English