Questionable care

Replacing a scalpel with love

Surgery on intersex infants attempts to shape them to society’s expectations. It is society, not the child, that needs changing.

Laws on genital mutilation, gender affirmation and cosmetic genital surgery are at odds, even though they have many similarities.

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Surgery on intersex infants attempts to shape them to society’s expectations. It is society, not the child, that needs changing.

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While hysterectomy surgery has seen a drop in developed economies, it persists in the global South reflecting a racist, sexist, and prejudicial legacy.

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Doctors compensated on a fee-for-service basis in India, were more likely to perform hysterectomy surgeries, whether or not they were clinically necessary.

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