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To Susan: Female genitalia mutilation (FGC) is not explicitly endorsed in the Qur'an

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Submitted by Syed Rafey Husain (Pakistan), Jul 3, 2007 at 06:07

Calm down? what's the way muslims use to calm down women? Female genitalia mutilation...

I hope you will be already aware that Female genitalia mutilation (FGC) is not explicitly endorsed in the Qur'an and is not practiced by the majority of Muslims including Shi'ite sects.

African countries especially Egypt has brought so much strictness in this issue for no good reason. Though I believe that, FGC is no compulsion to be a Muslim in any way.

If woman wish FGC, it should not be no more than to remove a small piece of the hood over the clitoris in order to increase sexual pleasure.

Syed Rafey Husain
Karachi, Pakistan
Blog: http://blog.360.yahoo.com/syedrafey

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