NCFM, Bangalore is the India connection of NCFM, the largest U.S. based men’s rights groups. NCFM, Bangalore is responsible for creating awareness of how sex discrimination affects men and boys in India and will lobby with the various Government agencies and society for a  change in attitude towards men and boys.

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  1. Tim Hammond on April 1, 2022 at 6:24 pm

    Join the Worldwide Day of Genital Autonomy: May 7, 2022

    Dear friends of sexual health, bodily integrity, personal choice, and human rights,

    This year, 2022, marks the tenth anniversary of the “Cologne Ruling”. In 2012, for the first time, a court explicitly granted boys the right to genital self-determination by concluding that medically unnecessary foreskin removal (“circumcision”) from a boy is an offense. This decision has since become a worldwide beacon for the self-determination of children regardless of gender, ancestry or religion.

    The “Cologne Ruling” not only attracted worldwide attention and triggered controversial debates, but also gave rise to the proclamation of the first worldwide activity day focused on genital self-determination which includes all children without exception.

    The “Worldwide Day of Genital Autonomy” calls for:

    • Adherence to and implementation of the UN-Convention on the Rights of the Child, Article 2 (protection against discrimination); Article 3 (precedence of children’s well-being); and Article 24 Paragraph 3 (abolishment of traditional practices prejudicial to the health of children).

    • Legislatives initiatives worldwide that provide for the protection of all children, regardless of gender, from non-therapeutic genital operations.

    • Protection of children with atypical sex characteristics from genital surgery and intervention without absolute medical indication.

    • An immediate stop to group or mass circumcision of minor males (boys) for alleged HIV prevention in African countries.

    • Public research and education on the consequences of non-therapeutic genital surgery on children in its different forms and social contexts.

    How to participate…

    1) Prior to May 7, add your organization to the list of official endorsers of WWDOGA. Contact Victor Schiering at: wwdoga@genital-autonomy.de

    2) Publish news of this event on your organization’s website, blog, social media account, or periodical.

    3) On May 7 and the days leading up to it, please use the link below to…

    Central Rally, Speeches, and Pre-recorded Presentations on Male, Female, Intersex, and Trans Genital Autonomy
    Access point: https://genital-autonomy.de/

    An informational brochure with full details is available at the above link. Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions.

    Tim Hammond
    Palm Springs, CA, USA

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