Boy dies from circumcision in the Philippines
NO INFORMED OR VOLUNTARY CONSENT
While some boys may clamor for tuli,
- They are in no position to know what they are losing. Their consent cannot be considered informed.
- The peer pressure on them amounts to coercion. Their consent cannot be considered voluntary.
The ethics of a doctor performing that or any cosmetic operation at a child's request are highly debatable. A doctor who did so in almost any other country would certainly be struck off.