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Female circumcision is a very complex issue. This article sheds light on the religious, social, and medical viewpoints regarding practicing circumcision in society. Besides, the church’s firm stance against such harmful habit is stressed through a book by Father ‘Awad
This article highlights some Western misconceptions about Islam.
Disagreements occur over female circumcision at a meeting held by the National Conference for Childhood and Motherhood.
The Muftī of the Republic Dr. ‘Alī Jum‘ah has announced for the first time that ’female circumcision’ is Ḥarām as it violates the Islamic teachings and causes great social and physical harm to females.
Recent statistics released by the United Nations Children’s Fund [UNICEF, see: http://www.unicef.org/], revealed that Egypt comes second on the list of countries that practice female circumcision.In hisbook, ’Khitān al-Ināth Fī Manzūr al-Islām’ [Female Circumcision from an Islamic Perspective],...
Maḥmūd Ḥabīb criticizes an article about the Bahā’ī belief.
The third annual report of the National Council for Human rights is causing a division within the public even before its release.
A conference held at the Azhar University, attended by Muslim scholars and medical doctors from Africa, Asia and Europe, condemns female circumcision and denies that it is a religious practice.
The writer records some arguments over some religious texts including al Ahād hadīths, Ḥijāb and circumcision. Also she discusses the question of right hadīths and what is called scarified hadīths.
A German foundation finances a conference aimed at convincing Muslim scholars to prohibit female circumcision.

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