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Research data: CIRCUMCISION
2018 Messaging circumstances and economic pressures as influences on linkage to medical male circumcision following community-based HIV testing for men in rural southwest Uganda: a qualitative study
Voluntary medical male circumcision (MMC) reduces risk of HIV infection, but uptake remains sub optimal among certain age groups and locatio...
2017 Negotiating masculinities and authority through intersecting discourses of tradition and modernity in South Africa
Social identities and masculinities, in particular, are produced and practised through discourses of legitimacy. Men's use and adoption of p...
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2016 HIV risk perception and behavior among medically and traditionally circumcised males in South Africa
In South Africa, voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC) has recently been implemented as a strategy for reducing the risk of heterosexua...