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Qur'an 4:119

In reference to surah 4, An-nisa, ayat 119 and more specifically the fragment concerning changes introduced to "the creation of Allah". If sex-change operations are forbidden, how it is possible that female genital mutilation is not? Allah has created women as they are, with labia and clitoris. How is that possible that despite what is written in Qur'an the Muslims choose to sustain an ancient Egyptian, pagan custom of mutilating female sexual organs unnecessarily in such a way that they lose one of their important functions?

  • We need to learn the differences between cultural practices and religious practices. – Ahmed Apr 7 at 6:02
  • Isn't religion supposed to influence and control cultural practices? – Criticator_13 Apr 7 at 7:55
  • @Ahmed actually a certain majority of scholars consider it sunnah, as there are many ahadith that at least don't reject the practice. – Medi1Saif Apr 7 at 13:35
  • @Medi1Saif If possible can you share some? Or shall I create a new question for that? – Ahmed Apr 8 at 9:54
  • @Ahmed see here. – Medi1Saif Apr 8 at 9:56

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