African Chief Evangelizes About Adult Circumcision

Zambia circumcision

African Chief Jonathan Eshiloni Mumena will eagerly tell you about his ivory Star of David ring and the Texas flag on his tie. But Mumena’s real passion has recently turned to advocacy for adult circumcision to prevent the spread of HIV/AIDS.

Sarah Pulliam Bailey reports for the International Reporting Project on the Mumena’s campaign to increase circumcision — which has been regarded as a Muslim practice — among Zambia’s Christian population.

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