Female genital mutilation (FGM) or clitoridectomy is an Islamic tradition, rampant in the Muslim world. These news reports never mention female genital mutilation’s justification in Islamic law, always painting it as a cultural practice.
Religion is poisonous. Anyone who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities. And you don't even have to feel guilty, because you get to pretend that "god" willed it! 'well said pin originator.