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HIV/AIDS

22 September 2009

Zulu tradition curbs circumcision

Promoters of male circumcision as a weapon against HIV will have to reckon with a Zulu belief that partial circumcision means better sex, according to researchers.

Promoters of male circumcision as a weapon against HIV will have to reckon with a Zulu belief that partial circumcision means better sex, according to researchers.

"In contrast to the Xhosa practice of full circumcision, Zulus traditionally promoted partial circumcision (ukugweda).

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