This fact clearly shows that excision is not related to religion. Unfortunately fundamentalist islamists vehemently maintain that:excision is an Islamic requirement (even though the Koran does not mention it) an unexcised woman is impure (cannot say her religious prayers)
an unexcised woman is sexually insatiable and therefore may have relations with several men (adultery)
fighting against excision is fighting against Islam.
The fight against MGF is a teaching from western countries.
tradition must remain intact;