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CircCirculation
CIRCCircle
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CircCircuit
CIRCCircumcision
CIRCCircumstance
CIRCCentre International de Recherche sur le Cancer (French: International Agency for Cancer Research)
CIRCCivitan International Research Center (University of Alabama at Birmingham)
CIRCCódigo do Imposto Sobre o Rendimento das Pessoas Colectivas (Portuguese income tax code)
CIRCClimate Impacts Research Centre
CIRCCircular Reference
CIRCCommunity Information Resource Center
CIRCCooperative Integrated Reading and Composition
CIRCCross Interleave Reed-Solomon Code (used on CDs)
CIRCComputer Incident Response Capability
CIRCCollectif d'Information et de Recherche Cannabique
CIRCCornell Institute for Research on Children
CIRCCentral Illinois Robotics Club
CIRCCommunity Informatics Resource Center
CIRCChemical Incident Reports Center
CIRCCurtin Indigenous Research Centre
CIRCCircumcision Information Resource Centre (Montreal, Canada)
CIRCCommunity Information and Referral Centre
CIRCCorporate & Industrial Restructuring Corporation (Pakistan)
CIRCComputer Integrated Road Construction
CIRCCanada's Information Resource Centre
CIRCCentral India Regional Council
CIRCCentral Information Reference and Control
CIRCConflict of Interest in Research Committee
CIRCCommercial-Industrial Realty Council
CIRCCareer Information Resource Centre
CIRCChildcare Information Reference Collection
CIRCCultural Industries Research Centre
CIRCCircularization Burn (NASA)
CIRCComputer Information and Resource Center (now defunct GWU division)
CIRCCentral de Información de Riesgo Crediticio (Spanish: Central Credit Risk Information; Bolivia)
CIRCCytokeratin-Positive Interstitial Reticulum Cell
CIRCCentral Incident Response Center
CIRCCentralized Information Reference and Control
CIRCColorado Immigration Rights Coalition
CIRCComputer Incident Response Center
CIRCChina Insurance Regulatory Commission
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Also speaking at the programme, a veteran medical doctor said in the campaign against female genital mutilation, it should be clearly distinguished from female circumcision which, according to him, is still being practiced in communities worldwide.
The ethics and legality of circumcision have been widely debated over the years, with different countries and cultures offering takes on the issue.
The doctor knew me well and he referred my child for the emergency circumcision and it was covered by insurance," the Bangladeshi expatriate said.
At about the same time, a team from the circumcision campaign began offering circumcisions and related outreach programs in both the intervention and the control villages, and documented the number of boys and men in each village who underwent the procedure.
The Act deals expressly with male circumcision of boys under 18 by providing when and how it may take place.
However, beneficial outcome of circumcision isstill debatable, as it remains uncertain whether the potential benefits of circumcision outweigh its known complications.
The English- and German-language literature and other online available data relating to male circumcision have been examined.
It is reasonable to assume that Moses consciously rejected circumcision as an ancient Egyptian rite, the first of the Egyptians' practices which the Israelites would have to renounce.
The American Academy of Pediatrics 2012 policy statement does not recommend routine circumcision but does list prevention of urinary tract infections and HIV and STD prevention as benefits of infant circumcision.
She stated that parents have a religious right to circumcise their sons, and also that ending Medicaid coverage would deny the medical benefits of circumcision to sons of the poor.