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Supreme Court questions practice of female genital mutilation

Tuesday, July 31, 2018, 7:48 AM

The Supreme Court on Monday orally questioned the practice of female genital mutilation of minor girls in the Dawoodi Bohra Muslim community and observed “a woman does not have to live her life only for a marriage and a husband”. FMG or ‘khatna’ is a practice prevalent among the Dawoodi Bohra religious community of Shia sect, as it is a crime and punishable offence.