SC was hearing a PIL filed by Delhi-based lawyer challenging female genital mutilation of minor girls of Dawoodi Bohra Muslim community.
24 Sep 2018 1:59 PM
Dawoodi Bohra community justified the female genital mutilation (FGM) in SC and called it an integral aspect of religious practice.
31 Jul 2018 9:32 PM
FMG or “khatna” is a practice prevalent among the Dawoodi Bohra religious community of Shia sect.
31 Jul 2018 12:51 AM
FMG is practice prevalent among Dawoodi Bohra religious community of Shia sect, as it is crime and punishable offence.
09 Jul 2018 5:28 PM
A prosecutor told the court that it wasn’t done due to cultural reasons but was meant as a punishment instead.
13 Mar 2018 2:58 PM
Over 200 million women and girls in 30 countries across three continents have experienced genital mutilation.
07 Feb 2018 11:23 AM
‘Later when my menstruation began, because the opening was too tiny, the pain worsened even more.’
06 Feb 2018 7:14 PM
Gandhi had assured us, that there would be a law for abolishing such practises and the government would bring in a new law to ban ‘khatna’.
20 Nov 2017 1:58 AM
The government is leading campaigns against the practice with harsher punishment, but it continues illegally.
26 May 2017 5:05 PM
2 Indian-origin doctors were charged with helping another doctor, Jumana Nagarwala perform FGM on minor girls.
27 Apr 2017 9:05 AM
Female genital mutilation typically involves the partial or total removal of the clitoris and is barred by numerous international treaties.
14 Apr 2017 8:48 AM
There is at least one mutilation case that is reported every 92 minutes
07 Feb 2017 5:58 PM