Western Kenya will see a male circumcision ceremony begin on 20 June. The Samia Bugwe North IV health center IV will host the circumcision. The initiative is being funded by STAR E (a non-governmental organisation) with financial support from USAID. The targeted population for the male circumcision exercise are males between zero and sexually active age. The initiative will also include the circumcision of males who wish to undergo the procedure. The services will be provided at no cost by health centers. Trained health workers will perform the procedures.
The exercise will be held in Malual (a village near Bor Town) on 20 June. In this area, military barracks were built following armed resistance in the country's capital. This area is home to hundreds families, with the military stationed there. State authorities believe that circumcision could offer a number of health benefits, including better hygiene, reduced STD risk, and prevention of penile issues. The circumcision of males is a major method to prevent HIV.
The mass male circumcision exercise has resulted in 2,400 circumcisions in the area. To implement this initiative, the community's traditional leaders and Ministry of Health worked together with the UNDP and the local government. This initiative has helped to reduce the HIV/AIDS rate in soldiers. This disease has been treated for thousands of people. The chances of contracting this deadly infection are lower when more people undergo the procedure.
The community benefits from the mass male sexcision. The government has been working together with the Mwenezi region and traditional leaders from the Shangani area in order to make it possible to circumcise people in the area. The program has seen approximately 2,400 circumcisions. Despite its negative consequences, it is an important program for the country. The program also helps improve hygiene and prevents the spread of HIV/AIDS.
Bor will host the mass male circumcision. The area has a population of about 99 percent and rarely undergoes circumcision because of cultural reasons. But the state plans to start this campaign this month. According to the World Health Organization circumcision has several health benefits. It prevents penile carcinoma and aids in hygiene. Another advantage of the procedure is that the boy will have less penile feces.
The elder will supervise the exercise and will not cause fear in the young man. Any sign of fear is considered cowardice and is punishable by the state. After the ceremony, the young man will be presented with a variety of gifts, including food and a pair arrows. His mother will wear a necklace of white and black beads, which symbolizes her love for her son. It is also common for a mother to have her circumcision done. This will lower the risk of contracting HIV/STDs.
It has many benefits. It has been proven effective for many conditions, including those involving the urinary tract. It can also reduce the risk of sexually transmitted diseases, which can be deadly. It has been shown to prevent penile cancer. Although circumcision is not widely practiced in the West it is still common worldwide. The risk of contracting HIV and STDs is lower when a man has his circumcision done.
Malual, a town located near Bor, hosts a mass male circumcision ceremony. This town is home to the military barracks, which have a high HIV/AIDS prevalence. This village is home to hundreds upon hundreds of families. During the procedure, the father will stab the boy with a knife to prevent infections from spreading. The mother is essential for the child’s future.
The mass male circumcision is being performed in Malual, a nearby town where armed resistance has taken place in the past. This community is now home to a military barrack and hundreds of families. However, the majority still live in their homes and are vulnerable to HIV and STDs. Consequently, the state authorities are urging men to have their circumcisions, which will help them prevent the spread of these diseases.