If you wish to join the coalition, as an organisation or an expert, please consult the statutes and contact us at icasm.network@gmail.com


Join us jigsaw piece illustrating membership of the bodyguards

If you wish to join the coalition, as an organisation or an expert, please consult the statutes HERE and contact us at icasm.network@gmail.com 

Summary – Correct as of 2022-06-06

Membership of The Bodyguards
  • Organisations (25)
  • Experts (8)


Droit au Corps 2011 –  Francophonie

Promote the abandonment of all forms of sexual mutilation, giving priority to circumcision (statutes).

15 Square (ex NORM-UK) 1994  – UK 

To advance the education of the public in all matters relating to circumcision and other forms of surgical alteration of the genitals, including alternative treatments and offering information and advice on such matters. Raise public awareness and encourage rational debate on the medical and ethical issue.

Foreskin Revolution 2019  – Australia

Abandon circumcision in Australasia by 2030, whilst concurrently expanding in 2021 & 2022 to Asia-Pacific with a focus on Indonesia, Philippines, Malaysia, and Bangladesh. Re-brand with an Algoprioritarian parent charity.

MOGiS e.V. 2010 – Germany

To give a voice to those affected by interventions in sexual self-determination and physical integrity (statutes).

Future Choices (ex Genital Autonomy) 2008 – UK

To protect children, girls, boys, intersex, from non-therapeutic genital cutting.

Pro Kinderrechte Schweiz 2015  – Switzerland

For Children’s Rights.

Intact Nederland 2017 – Netherlands

Protection of minors against sexual mutilation, advocates an age limit of 18 years for non-medical circumcision.

intaktiv e.V. 2013  – Germany

Promotion of public education through information about child protection and children’s rights, in particular the right to physical and in this context also genital integrity and later sexual self-determination (statutes).

Intakt Norden 2018 – Nordic countries

Welcome to the Intact Norden network! We work to promote genital autonomy and bodily integrity for all children in the Nordic countries.

Genital Autonomy Society 2018 – USA 

The intention of this site is to allow for people and organizations to register themselves as supporters of genital autonomy.

Bay Area Intactivists 2001 – USA 

Human rights organization working to end forced genital modification.

Your Whole Baby 2014 – USA

Gently providing education on care of the intact penis, functions of the foreskin, and the lifelong harms of circumcision in an effort to end infant genital cutting.

VMMC Experience Project 2014  – Uganda

To give a voice to the victims of West’s mass circumcision campaign in Africa.

Intaction 2010 USA

To stop non-therapeutic, ritualized, medicalized infant circumcision and female genital cutting.

Brit Shalom l’Alliance sans Souffrance 2016 –  Francophonie

Brit Shalom for the French-speaking area.

Mass Bay Intactivists 2017  – USA

Opposes all forms of forced genital cutting.

Jews Against Circumcision 2013  – USA

Oppose all non-consensual genital cutting – whether of boys, girls or intersex children.

The Darbon Institute (ex Australasian Institute for Genital Autonomy)

2013 –  Australasia

Advocates for everyone’s right to bodily integrity and genital autonomy, and works toward a future where no child is subjected to genital mutilation.

Intersex-Belgium 2017  – Belgium

Our goals are to help create a society where intersex bodies are not stigmatised and where our rights as individuals are recognised and respected.

TABU INTERNATIONAL e.V. 1997  – Germany

Mission was limited to FGM, but since 2013, TABU has been one of the first organisations in the world fighting against FGM to include MGM

Doctors Opposing Circumcision 1995  – USA

D.O.C. is dedicated to ending routine, non-therapeutic circumcision.

Men Do Complain 2010 – UK

Stop Male Genital Mutilation

MDC exists to dispel the myth that men do not mind being circumcised. Some men seem not to mind and others mind a great deal.

prepuce.ch – 2022  –Switzerland. Zürich

Genital self-determination

A platform for people affected by penile foreskin cutting


Tim Hammond  – USA

Co founded the National Organization of Restoring Men (NORM 1989) 

Founded the National Organization to Halt the Abuse and Routine Mutilation of Males (NOHARMM 1992)

Founded the Global Survey of Circumcision Harm (1993, 1999, 2011)

Executive director and producer of the film Whose Body, Whose Rights? (1995)

Mohamed Fahmy – Egypt

Emeritus professor of Pediatric Surgery

Jonathan Friedman – USA

Founder of IntactNews, webmaster and newsletter editor at “Attorneys for the Rights of the Child”, contributing author at Beyond the Bris and on the board of Intaction

James Loewen – Canada

Bonobo3D (2007) A channel covering events, presentations and interviews where the issue is forced genital surgery on infants and children.

Alon Sivroni – Israel

Israeli Street Activist dedicated to protecting the wellbeing of Jewish Children

David J. Llewellyn – USA 

Botched Circumcision Lawyer trial attorney and civil mediator, medical malpractice, particularly in the areas of genital injury, circumcision

Peter Adler – USA

Professor of International Law

Legal scholar of circumcision and the law

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