just to let you all know what female circumcision is all about....(warning: the descriptions are not for the faint-hearted)

Type I Excision of the prepuce, with or without excision of part or theentire clitoris (sunna).
Type II Excision of the clitoris, with partial or total removal of the labia minora (excision or reduction or clitoridectomy).
Type III Excision of part or all of the external genitalia, with stitching or narrowing of the vaginal opening (infibulation).
Type IV Unclassified FGC, including piercing, picking, incision of the clitoris and/or labia, cauterization by burning of the clitoris and surrounding tissue, scraping of the tissue surrounding the vaginal orifice or cutting of the vagina, introduction of corrosive substances or herbs into the vagina to cause bleeding or for the purpose of tightening or narrowing it, or any other procedure that falls under the definition of FGC (unclassified).

....from WHO