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Female Genital Cutting

Female Genital Cutting

  • Sri Lankan Islamic center wants to keep female circumcision as a religious right Read more >

    Sri Lankan Islamic center wants to keep female circumcision as a religious right

    NEW DELHI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Members of Sri Lanka’s Muslim communities on Wednesday condemned a government decision to ban female genital cutting as an “affront” that infringed upon their religious rights. The Centre for Islamic Studies in Sri Lanka criticized the government after the health ministry denounced female genital mutilation (FGM) and prohibited doctors […]

  • Sri Lanka FGM/FGC Victims speak out Read more >

    Sri Lanka FGM/FGC Victims speak out

    Save the Girl Child, a group of concerned citizens representing the Muslim community in Sri Lanka, Family Planning Association of Sri Lanka and Mumbai-based ‘Sahiyo,’ a transnational organization working to end Female Genital Cutting (FGC) among the Dawoodi Bohras in Asian communities, provided Ceylon Today with testimonials based on interviews conducted with females who have […]

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