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Feb 06, 2019
Female Genital Mutilation has declined globally, but Dawoodi Bohra women continue to fight 'khatna' in IndiaInternational Day of Zero Tolerance For Female Genital Mutilation: In India, FGM in the form of 'khatna' is strongly associated with the Dawoodi Bohra community.
Jan 02, 2019
While Centre seeks 'justice' through triple talaq bill, activists question inaction over female genital mutilationThe BJP has been strident in its opposition to triple talaq, including attempting to push through legislation criminalising the practice, but the saffron party has chosen to tread with caution on female genital mutilation (FGM), which is practised in the Bohra community, saying the case should be referred to a Constitution bench
Jul 30, 2018
'Women do not live only for marriage and husbands': Supreme Court speaks against female genital mutilationThe Supreme Court on Monday made strongly-worded observations on the practice of female genital cutting among Dawoodi Bohra Muslims.
Jul 14, 2018
Activists against female genital cutting pin hopes on Supreme Court, but path to ending practice will not be easyOn 16 July, the Supreme Court will begin hearings on whether the practice of female genital cutting, is constitutional or not.
Sep 18, 2016
Bohra Muslims are more vocal now, about ending FGC or 'khatna'. Will things change?As more voices join the campaign to end FGM (female genital cutting) or 'khatna' among the Dawoodi Bohra community in India, will the misogynistic practice finally end?
Nov 12, 2013
Egypt is worst country in Arab world to be a woman: SurveySexual harassment, high rates of female genital cutting and a surge in violence and Islamist feeling after the Arab Spring uprisings have made Egypt the worst country in the Arab world to be a woman, a poll of gender experts showed on Tuesday.