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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) 
(posted to Usenet around the FIRST day of each month). 
by Peter D. Zohrab 
As creator of the Usenet Newsgroup alt.mens-rights, I'm providing an
FAQ, divided up into 6 parts for practical reasons, containing: 
1) A specimen, condensed Men's Rights manifesto; 
and 2) A Men's Rights Resource-List (in 5 parts). 

compiled, and continuously revised, 
by Peter D. Zohrab 
around the 1st day of each month) 

Contents of FAQ Part 4: 
Health, Circumcision, Male Gendercide, Military Matters, Children's &
Society's Welfare, Men's Studies, Reproduction

Child Welfare and Society's Welfare

Virtual and Actual Organisations

	Betting on Our Children's 	Future

	Center for Children's Justice, 	Inc.
	5082 East Hampden Avenue, Suite 233, Denver, Colorado 80222,
	Ph.: (303)282-1634

	Child and Family Protection 	Committee
	(1) 555 North Mathilda Avenue, Suite 18 B
	Sunnyvale CA 94085,
	(2)P.O. Box 3045
	Rancho Cordova CA 95741-3045,
	(3) Florence L. Neff
	c/o Cavalier & Associates
	1121 L Street, Suite 810
	Sacramento, California 95814,
	916.444.8080 (voice)
	916.444.6544 (fax)
	(4)Charles Cavalier
	Cavalier & Associates
	1121 L Street, Suite 810
	Sacramento, California 95814,
	916.444.8080 (voice)
	916.444.6544 (fax)
	(5) 455 Capitol Mall, Suite 801
	Sacramento CA 95814

	Children's Rights Council of Alabama,
	514 Heritage Court South, Auburn, AL,
	Ph.: 334-844-2666 (W) and 334-826-1832 (H)

	Children's Rights Council of Connecticut
	Ph.: 203-288-7827, fax 203-281-1425

	Families Need Fathers
	134 Curtain Rd., London EC2A 3AR,
	Ph.: 071.613.5060


	Importance 	of Fathers-Even If They Live Apart from

	R-Kids of Minnesota
	P.O. Box 24658, Edina Minnesota,
	Ph.: 55424-0658

	Society for the Best Interests of the Child
	PO Box 12, Erindale Centre, ACT 2903,
	Ph.: 015 129411

	Speaking Out For Children, Children's Rights Council,
	220 I Street, Suite 230, Washington DC 20002,
	Ph.: (202) 547-6227.

Books and Articles on Child Welfare and Society's Welfare
Amneus, Daniel (1990): " The Garbage Generation:  the Consequences of
the Destruction of the Two-Parent Family  and the Need to Stabilize it
by Strengthening its Weakest Link, the Father's Role." Alhambra, CA:
Primrose Press.
Andrew, Kelly (2000):  Youth Crime Linked to Sole Parents Christchurch
Press, 20 November 2000.,1103,498749a1934,FF.html
Biller, Henry B. and Robert J. Trotter (1994): The Father Factor: What
You Need to Know to Make a Difference."  New York:Pocket Books.
Blankenhorn, David (1995):"Fatherless America -- Confronting our Most
Urgent Social Problem".(Basic Books, Harper Collins)
Christensen, Bryce J. (1989):  From Home Life to Prison Life: the
Roots of American Crime. in:"The Family in America",  a publication of
the Rockford Institute Center on the Family in America, Vol.3 No.4.
Daniels, Cynthia (1998):  Lost Fathers: The Politics of Fatherlessness
in America. St Martin's.
Evans, Harold (1997):  "Concerning Values and Virtues -- a Pamphlet
Exhibiting a Governor-General's Appeal". Christchurch,New Zealand.
Kirn, Walter (2000):  "Should you stay together for the kids ?" Time
Magazine, November 6, 2000.
Mack, Dana (1997?): "The Assault on Parenthood: How Our Culture
Undermines the Family" New York: Simon & Schuster
Matussek, Matthias (1997):  Die Vaterlose Gesellschaft. Spiegel
magazine, November 17, 1997.
Matussek, Matthias (1998):  Die vaterlose Gesellschaft -Ueberfaellige
Anmerkungen zumGeschlecherkampf
McCann, Rex (1999):  "Fatherless Sons: the Experiences of New Zealand
Men". Auckland: HarperCollins.
Reid, Michael (2000): "Kids in Trouble: Children and Young Person
Offendingin Christchurch and its Relationship to Family Structure."
Rodgers, Bryan and Jan Pryor (1998):  Divorce and Separation: the
Outcomes for Children. Joseph Rowntree Foundation7. ISBN 1 85935043
Will, George F. (2001):  Lethal Reticence Washington Post Thursday,
June 7, 2001


Email Lists

Men's Health Email List

Usenet Newsgroups


Australian Men's Health Network

Glenorchy Men's Health Unit (and Young Men's Group),
Malcom Tyler, P.O. Box 572, Glenorchy, Tas 7010, Australia. Ph.: (03)
6233 8723 Fax: (03) 6233 8750

Men's Health and Wellbeing Association
(1)     ACT Branch, Peter Campbell, .O. Box 3172, Canberra 2601,
Australia. Ph.: (06) 249 8757
(2)     New South Wales Branch
Alun Vaughan, Secretary, P.O. Box 1160, Mona Vale, NSW 2103,
Australia. Ph.: (02) 9979 7578
(3)     Queensland Branch, Ralph Gartner, 103 Howard Street, Rosalie,
Qld 4064, Australia. Ph.: (07) 3367 1929
(4)     Victoria Branch, John Byrne, P.O. Box 5053, Alphington, Vic
3078, Australia. Ph.: (03) 9489 8909
(5)     Western Australia Branch, Jonathan Kester, Secretary, P.O. Box
744, Claremont, WA 6910, Australia. Ph.: (09) 279 7381

Men's Health Teaching and Research Unit,
School of Public Health, Curtin University, Perth, Western Australia.
Ph.: (09) 351-7242         (09) 351-2958

Northwest Men's Health Action Group, Tony Harris, Burnie, Tasmania,
Australia. Ph.: (03) 6434 6257.


First World Congress on Men's Health


Men's Health Awareness Foundation #302, 635 - 56 AVE SW Calgary, AB, 
Canada T2V 0G9 

New Zealand

Alan's Prostate Cancer Information Page

Asbestos-Related Diseases

Doctor calls for Prostate Cancer screening programme.

Peters, the Right Honourable Winston, MP (Speech)

Presbyterian Men's Health Centre

Prostate Awareness and Support Society
Prostate Awareness and Support Society
Prostate Awareness and Support Society
Prostate Awareness and Support Society

a) National Office
39 Barneys Farm Road, Clendon Park 1702,
New Zealand.
Phone: 09 2679889 
Fax: 09 2679886 

b) c/o Trevor Woon, 170 Union Line, R.D. 2, Wanganui,
New Zealand.
Ph.: (0800) 62 72 77

Wood,Mr. R.A. (Bob),
(the "Prostate Man"),
34 Allen Terrace, Tawa, Wellington,
New Zealand.
Ph.: 64 4 232 6401



Diseases of the Prostate (in Spanish)

United Kingdom

Prostate Cancer Charity Ph.: 0181 383 1948 

Prostate Help Association
Mr. Philip Dunn,
Lincoln LN3 5DF,

Prostate Research Campaign UK,
36 The Drive,


Eating Disorder Referral and Information Center (For Males)

Exploring the Biological Contributions to Human Health: Does Sex
Matter? (2001)

Exploring the Biological Contributions to Human Health: Does Sex
Matter? (Summary)

General Men's Health Issues

Male Menopause

Men's Health America
PO Box 1404, Rockville, MD 20849,

Men's Health and Wellbeing

Men's Health FAQ

Men's Health Issues

Men's Health Network
P.O. Box 770, Washington DC 20044-0770, 
Ph.: (202) 543-6461.
FAX: (202) 543-2727.

Men's Health Resources

Men's Health Week

MenWeb: Men's Health

Merck Manual (Home Edition)


Prostate Cancer 

Prostate Cancer InfoLink

CoMed Communications Inc.,  210 West Washington Square,Philadelphia PA
19106,  USA.

Testicular Cancer

University of Pennsylvania Cancer Center 

Yahoo Topic: Men's Health

Printed Resources 

Books and Articles


Books and Articles

Apple, Dr. Michael and Rowena Gaunt (1998):
"Men's Health Handbook".  London:Metro.  

Buckwalter, J.G., Stanczyk, F.Z., McCleary, C.A., Bluestein, B.W.,
 	Buckwalter, D.K., Rankin, K.P., Chang, L., and Goodwin,
"Pregnancy, the Postpartum, and Steroid Hormones:  Effects on
Cognition and 
Mood."  Psychoneuroendocrinology 24(1):69-84 1999 January.    

Coghlan, Andy (1997):
 "Supervaccine Targets Prostate Cancer."  New Scientist 1 March  1997.

Cross, Mike (1997):
"Collected Works" New Scientist 22 February 1997, p.46.

Ellison, Mark Stuart (2000):
Anorexia and Professional Women.

Gray,Ronald H., Maria J Wawer, Ron Brookmeyer, Nelson K Sewankambo,
David Serwadda, 
Fred Wabwire-Mangen, Tom Lutalo, Xianbin Li, Thomas vanCott, Thomas C
and the Rakai Project Team (2001):
"Probability of HIV-1 transmission per coital act in monogamous,
heterosexual, HIV-1-discordant couples in Rakai, Uganda".  
The Lancet, Volume 357: Pages 1149-1153, 14 April 2001.

Hamilton-Craig, Dr. Ian:
"Men's Health". Pan Books.

Hopgood, Alan (1996):
Surviving Prostate Cancer.  Melbourne:Mandarin.

Johnstone, Bob (1999):
"Reforming Tumour Cells" New Scientist 25 September 1999, page 53.

Keenan, P.A., Yaldoo, D.T., Stress, M.E., Fuerst, D.R., and Ginsburg,
K.A. (1998):
"Explicit Memory in Pregnant Women."  Am. J. Obstet. Gynecol. 179(3
Pt. 1): 731-7 
1998 September.

Korda, Michael (1997 ?):
"Man to Man."  Little, Brown.  ISBN 0 316 88297 6

Llewellyn-Jones, Derek (1997):
"Your Prostate: An Owner's Manual". Penguin.

Lopez, Alan, Graziella Caselli, and Tapani Valkonen (eds.)(1995):
"Adult  Mortality in Developed Countries: From Description to
Oxford:Clarendon Press.

MacKenzie, Debora (1998): 
The Perils of PVC: Plastics are implicated in  one of the commonest
male cancers. 
New Scientist 24 January 1998.

Mann, Dr. Robert (1998):
Doctor Calls for Prostate Cancer Screening Programme.
New Zealand Men for Equal Rights Association Newsletter Vol.3 No.1

New Scientist Magazine (1997):
Ten-year warning.  New Scientist 11 January 1997, page 11.

New Scientist Magazine (2000):
Prostate Pointer.  New Scientist, 14 October 2000.

Pressat, Roland (1973):
Surmortalite Biologique et Surmortalite Sociale. Revue Francaise de
Sociologie  14 (special issue): 103-10.

Rushton, Philippe (1996):
Special Review:Brain Size and Intelligence
Also in: Personality and Individual Differences, October 3, 1996.

Taylor, Ron (1997):
The Prostate Problem: What Every New Zealand Man Should Know.
Auckland:  Penguin.

Vallin, Jacques (1995):
Can Sex Differentials in Mortality be Explained by Socio-economic
Mortality  Differentials ? in Lopez et al. (eds.).

Wood, Bob (1997):
The Prostate: Practical Advice for New Zealand Men. Wellington: GP 
Young, Cathy (2000):
Medical Gender Wars


"Men's Health". 
Rodale Press Ltd., Tower House, Sovereign Park, Lathkill Street,
Market Harborough, Leicestershire LE16 9EF,
United Kingdom


Web-based and Actual Organisations

AME - Association contre la Mutilation des Enfants
     (French text)
     (English text)
   (French text)
   (English text)

Australian and New Zealand Medical Double-Standards  
Birth With Dignity,
555 N 34th, Seattle,WA 98103, USA.

Canada Debates Male Circumcision,,1033-278523,00.html

Canadian Paediatric Society - Neonatal Circumcision Revisited

Case Against Circumcision - Paul M. Fleiss, MD

 Case Against Circumcision - Paul M. Fleiss, MD

Circumcision (MenWeb)

Circumcision (The Virtual Journal)

Circumcision Information Network
Rich Angell
c/o 14 Russell Park West
Missoula [59801], Montana
united States of America
Ph.: 406-721-5434

Circumcision Information Resource Center,
P.O. Box 75594, Seattle, WA 98125, USA.

Circumcision Information Resource Pages

Circumcision in New Zealand

Circumcision Issues Page

Circumcision: Men Speak Out

Circumcision Resource Center (Includes Jewish Issues)
P.O. Box 232, Boston,
MA 02133, USA.
Ph.: (617) 523-0088

Circumcision Web

Complaint about a Circumcision

Doctors Opposing Circumcision

FatherMag - Circumcision Issues

FatherMag - Circumcision publications

FatherMag - Men's Health Issues

Foreskin Restoration

Info-Circumcision (Canadian)

In Memory of the Sexually Mutilated Child


International Coalition for Genital Integrity
P.O. Box 8462, Santa Cruz, CA 95060,
Contact: Rio Cruz, Ph.D.,
Ph.: 1-831-423-3285

Leave the skin alone

Male Sexual Anatomy

Mothers Against Circumcision

National Organization of Circumcision Information Resource Centers,
(1)P.O. Box 2512, San Anselmo, CA 94979, USA.
Ph.: (415) 488 9883
       (900) 726-3375
       (215) 357-2792
       (708) 441-8027
       (504) 272-2794
(2) P.O. Box 248, Menai, NSW 2234, Australia.

National Organisation Against Circumcision (NOCIRC),
Box 2512, San Anselmo, CA 94979, USA.
Ph.:(415) 488-9883

New Zealand Rites

NOCIRC - National Organization of Circumcision Information Resource

NOHARMM - National Organization to Halt the Abuse and Routine
Mutilation of Males
P.O. Box 460795, San Francisco, CA 94146, USA.
Ph./Fax: (415) 826-9351

NORM - Nation Organization of Restoring Men

Nurses for the Rights of the Child

On-Line resources
Peaceful Beginnings, 13020 Homestead Ct., Anchorage,
AK 99516, USA.

Save The Boys

Voices Intact - For Teens and Parents   

Email Lists

- with "subscribe" in the Subject line. (omit parentheses). No body
text is necessary. The digest version is available at:
- with "subscribe" in the Subject line. (omit parentheses) No body
text is necessary. A help sheet (subscribe/unsubscribe info) is
- with "help" in the Subject line. (omit parentheses) No body text is

Usenet Newsgroups about Circumcision

Printed Resources on Circumcision

Author Unknown (1973):
Relation of Circumcision to Cancer of the Cervix.
American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 1973 Dec, vol 177, pp

Author Unknown (1983):
Adult Penile Circumcision: Erotosexual and Cosmetic Sequelae.
Journal of Sexual Research, 1983 Aug, vol 19, pp 289-292.  

Author Unknown (1987):
Pain and its Effects in the Human Neonate and Fetus.
New England Journal of Medicine, 1987 Nov 19, vol 317, pp 1321-1329.  

Author Unknown (1987):
Circumcision Decision: Prominence of Social Concerns.
Pediatrics, 1987 Aug, vol 80, pp 215-219.  

Author Unknown (1988):
Newborn Circumcision.
American Family Pediatrics, 1988 Oct, pp 151-155.  

Author Unknown (1990):
The Question of Routine Neonatal Circumcision,
New England Journal of Medicine, 1990 May 3, vol 322, pp 1312-1314.  

Author Unknown (1991):
Management of Foreskin Problems.
Archives of Diseases of Children, 1991 Jun, vol 66, pp 696-697.  

Author Unknown (1991):
Circumcision: A Decision Analysis of its Medical Value.
Family Medicine, 1991 Nov-Dec, vol 23, pp 587-593.  

Author Unknown (1991):
Routine Neonatal Circumcision: A Cost-Utility Analysis.
Medical Decision Making, 1991 Oct-Dec, vol 11, pp 282-289.  

Author Unknown (1992):
Early Adolescent Knowledge and Attitudes about Circumcision....
Journal of Adolescent Health, 1992 Jun, vol 13, pp 293-297.  

Author Unknown (1992):
Is the Risk of UTI Really the Pivotal Issue?
Clinical Pediatrics, 1992 Feb, pp 100-104.  

Author Unknown (1992):
Circumcision. A medical of a Human Rights Issue?
Journal of Nurse Midwifery, 1992 Mar-Apr, vol 37, pp 87s-96s.  

Author Unknown (1992):
The Circumcision Question.
Postgraduate Medicine, 1992 May 1, vol 91, pp 237-242, & 244.  

Author Unknown (1993):
Circumcision in Children Beyond the Infant Period.
Pediatrics, 1993 Dec, vol 92, pp 791-793.  

Author Unknown (1993):
Complications of Circumcision.
British Journal of Surgery, 1993 Oct, vol 80, pp 1231-1236.  

Author Unknown (1993):
Attitudes and Practices Regarding Analgesia for Newborn
Circumcision. Pediatrics, 1993 Oct 4, vol 92, pp 541-543.  

Author Unknown (1994):
Clinical Presentation and Pathophysiology of Meatal Stenosis following
British Journal of Urology, 1994 Jan, vol 75, pp 91-93.  

Author Unknown (1994):
Circumcision and Sexually Transmitted Diseases.
American Journal of Public Health, vol 84, #2, 1994 Feb, pp 197-201.  

Author Unknown (1994):
Preputial Plasty: A Good Alternative to Circumcision.
Journal of Pediatric Surgery, 1994 Apr, vol 29, pp 561-563.  

Author Unknown (1995):
Neonatal Circumcision.
Urological Clinics of North America, 1995 Feb, vol 22, pp 57-65.  

Author Unknown (1995):
Circumcision No Longer a "Routine" Surgical Procedure.
Canadian Medical Association Journal, 1995 Jun 1, vol 152, pp

Author Unknown (1995):
Circumcision Revision in Prepubertal Boys....
Journal of Urology, 1995 Jan, vol 153, pp 180-182.  

Author Unknown (1996):
The Circumcision Decision.
American Baby, 1996 Mar, pp 70-73.  

Author Unknown (1996):
The Prepuce: Specialized Mucosa of the Penis and its Loss to
British Journal of Urology 1996 Feb, vol 77, pp 291-295.  

Author Unknown (1996):
Male Circumcision Satisfaction.
Men's Confidential. 1996, March.  

Gardner, Michael (2000):
"Mind the Sand" Letter to the Editor, New Scientist, January 22, 2000.

Morgan, Donald:
Circumcision: the Pros, the Cons, and the Bottom Line.

National Organization of Circumcision Information Resource Centers
Answers to Your Questions about Your Young Son's Intact Penis.
(Brochure) P.O. Box 2512, San Anselmo, CA 94979-2512; (415) 488-9883  

Stepney, Rob (1998):
The First Cut: Male Circumcision for Moral, Health or Religious
Identity Is Not Only Needless but Unethical.
The Evening Post (Wellington, New Zealand) Wednesday August 5, 1998,
pp 19-20.

Military Matters

Virtual and Real Organisations

Boy Soldiers


Leva La Leva (a campaign against the draft)

Ne Giusta Ne Utile - Comitato per l'abolizione della leva obbligatoria
(Neither Just Nor Useful - Comitee for the abolition of the draft)

Printed Resources

Foote, W.J. (2000):  "Bread and Water:  the escape and ordeal of two
New Zealand World War II conscientious objectors."  Wellington: Philip

Male Gendercide

Boy Soldiers


Toxic Trinity of Humanicide

UN Population Policies, World Demographics, Job Fatalities and the
Extermination of Men

UN World Demographics and the costs of disregarding the value of male

"Youth Suicide" Myth

Men's Studies

Virtual and Real Organisations

American Men's Studies Association
American Men's Studies Association 
222 East Street
Northampton, MA 01060  
Changing Men Collections - Special Collections
Michigan State University Libraries
E. Lansing, MI 48824 - 1048  
Institute of Men's Studies, (a division of Endeavor Forum),
24 Beltana Street, Grovedale, Victoria,Australia 3216. 
Memucan Institute of Men's Studies 

Men's Educational Support Association (MESA)
Men's Health Teaching and Research Unit,
School of Public Health,
Curtin University,
Western Australia.
Ph.: (09) 351-7242
        (09) 351-2958

Men's Studies Press, 
PO Box 32, Harriman TN 37748-0032 USA
Fax: 615-882-4562  
Missouri Center for Men's Studies, 
(aka M.E.N. Men's Education Network), 
Thomas R. Oaster. Ph.D., Executive Director, 
P.O.Box 10033 or 1033 (?),
Kansas City, MO 64111, USA.
Ph.: (816) 561-4066  
National Insitute for Divorce Research, P.O. Box 35741, Panama City,
FL 32412, USA.  
Northwest Center for Men's Studies, 927 15th Avenue, Seattle, WA
981224719, USA.
Ph.:   (206) 323-5375
FAX:   (206) 323-5375
Computer Bulletin Board: (206) 328-0356  
The Panfaea Institute for Gender Studies, Box 862, Sebastopol, CA
95473, USA.  
Email Lists

Men's Studies Discussion-Group
Printed Resources 

Books and Articles 

August, Eugene (1995):
"The New Men's Studies -- A Selected and Annotated Interdisciplinary
Bibliography." Colorado:Libraries Unlimited.

Men's Studies Press, PO Box 32, Harriman, TN 37748-0032, USA. Fax:

Reproduction Rights (Choice for Men and Abortion)

Virtual and Actual Organisaitons about Reproduction Rights

Choice For Men

Fathers of Aborted Children Together as 1

Friends of Choice for Men 

Holy See Campaign

Male Abortion

SOUL New Zealand (Students Organised to Uphold Life)

Usenet Newsgroups

Email Lists 

"lc4m", which is an acronym for "Legalize Choice for Men".
Send an email, with the word "subscribe" in the subject, 

Books and Articles

Maling, Nicholas (2001):
"Abortion Pill Gets Govt OK." (New Zealand) Sunday Star-Times, June
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