It has been reported that the about 10 MPs of Zimbabwe have got themselves circumcised with the pursuit of fighting against HIV. Blessing Chebundo from Zimbabwe parliament informed that the step has been taken with the pursuit of encouraging people.
The United Nations have proclaimed through various researches and studies that circumcision could actually help in reducing the spread of HIV. It has been informed that through circumcision 60% of the chances of men spreading the HIV could be reduced.
About a million of people in Zimbabwe are said to be affected with AIDS. Besides, figures reveal that about 500,000 people are taking anti-retroviral treatment in Zimbabwe. Looking at the growing menace of HIV, it is necessary for the government to come up with diligent strategies to put an end to HIV.
It has come to light that about 120 MPs of Zimbabwe would also be taking part in getting themselves circumcised. The issue of growing HIV cases was raised in the parliament in 2011. The parliamentarian took a long time to take a decision over the program. It is hoped that the initiative taken by the authorities would help in prevent people from coming in contact with HIV.