Nonetheless, don't you think that there's a point of principle here: I agree Ann on both counts. In , the female victim lobby is outraged by FGM even as they ritually mutilate their own sons to make their genitals 'look better'. Essays and Testimonies Around Excision and Circumcision. Other parts of the Quran, referring to the sanctity of women, unfortunately without actually saying so, suggest that the practice is "unislamic". Andrology Genitourinary medicine Gynaecology Obstetrics and gynaecology Reproductive endocrinology and infertility Sexual medicine. There is a statistically significant increase is male births in some migrant communities pointing to gender selection abortions and no one has ever been charged.
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There are varying levels of enforcement, some very strong, others effectively none. If so, for what reason? MGM should follow immediately. This is the predictable result when disagreeing with a female politician is called misogyny. You have provided nothing.
BBC News | Briefings | Female circumcision: facts and myths
I wouldn't be very surprised if p. Ancient Egyptians used to circumcise.. The fact that you obviously believe it is, or would even think to cover FGM without mentioning it, simply exposes you as a misandrist. Yes they are both wrong but a side by side comparison is not correct. I think you may be incorrect with your statement that almost every reported occurrence of FGM is being done in the name of Islam.
What is the rationale presented by those communities that do carry out this strange procedure? In in Eastern Cape Province alone, 80 boys died and hundreds were hospitalised after attending initiation schools. It is not, however, an Islamic practice or tradition. And yet, its not quite as simple as "Islamic" or "African". German court rules non-therapeutic circumcision of boys unlawful ; 25 June [Retrieved 29 August ].