In the video below, Mustafa Akyol looks at separation of genders, female circumcision, honor killings, and more and asks whether they are pre-existing traditions or tenets of faith in Islam. Mustafa Akyol has set the stage for an intelligent and necessary discussion, which I hope we are capable of executing right here on elephant journal.
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