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Does Islam Encourage Circumcision for Men and Women? - About Islam

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 …

Female Circumcision

Female Circumcision: Obligatory?

There is a widespread practice of ‘female circumcision’ among Muslims in many nations, though limited to some sections only. What does the Shari`ah say on this and what are the Prophet’s words regarding this?


Science Learns the Value of Male Circumcision

A scientific discovery in 2013 explained the benefit, but not the value of circumcision. The value, as Jews and Muslims have always known, is in doing something that God wants humans to do.

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