Circumcision: Women’s View

Season 10, Episode 7

Mon, 15 Jul 2019 8:30pm 8:30 pm, Wed, 17 Jul 2019 8:30pm 8:30 pm, Sat, 20 Jul 2019 7:30pm 7:30 pm

As mothers, escaping the matter of circumcision isn’t always possible – although, it’s often considered a taboo topic amongst women. The fear of losing their sons is palpable, the “what if” is terrifying. These mothers discuss the cultural rituals involved in the tradition of circumcision and whether or not hospital treatment should be the norm.


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Camera: Banele Poni

Edit: Leyche Carelse

Sound: Wanga Mafenuka

Research: Primrose Mrwebi

Directed by: Jo Menell and Richard Mills

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