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Does Islam Encourage Circumcision for Men and Women?

Assalamu Alaikum, Thank you for contacting About Islam with your question. Dr. Shabir Ally addresses this question in the video below: Transcript: Aisha Khaja: Dr. Shabir, the question that we have from our viewer today is about whether or not Islam encourages circumcision. And if it has the potential to be harmful, as some studies may …

What Is FGM?

What Is FGM?

Female genital mutilation is still common practice in many areas of the world unfortunately and it has no place in modern society. This short video discusses why we should not remain silent about it. Warning disturbing image at the beginning.


Complications of Genital Mutilation

The operation of female circumcision is performed in different communities by a variety of people and with various tools. In more educated communities, a trained doctor performs the operation with sterilized equipment.

Female Circumcision

Muslim Stance Regarding Female Circumcision

Female circumcision, or as is commonly termed by the West , female genital mutilation, has been a hot topic in many congresses and many NGOs (not to mention the media) for many years now.

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