Legal Status of Circumcision in Europe

The Circumcision Information Resource Pages possess only limited information on the legal status of circumcision in Europe. Such information as is available is presented here.

The following file reports the conviction of an Algerian circumciser in France.


The following letter reports that malpractice insurance providers in the United Kingdom may not defend doctors who perform non-clinical, non-therapeutic circumcisions.<7p>

Green JSA, Hunter-Campbell P. Circumcision (letter). BJU Int. 1999; Jul;84(1):187.

et à l'Università degli studi di Bologna le 9 mars 2001 (En français) (Link to

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