Female Genital Mutilation

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  • SC to examine practice of female genital mutilation

    SC to examine practice of female genital mutilation

    The practice of female genital mutilation of minor girls of the Dawoodi Bohra Muslim community on Monday came under the scanner of the Supreme Court, which termed the issue as "extremely important and sensitive". A bench headed by Chief Justice......

    May 8, 2017
  • Human Rights Day: Petition seeking support to ban FGM launched

    Human Rights Day: Petition seeking support to ban FGM launched

    A group of women belonging to the Dawoodi Bohra community, who underwent Female Genital Mutilation (FGM), have launched a petition seeking people's support to abolish the practice.The online petition, aimed at rooting out this ancient practice was launched by an......

    December 10, 2016