How India’s FGM story unfolded in the Supreme Court
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How India’s FGM story unfolded in the Supreme Court

Exploring the legal battle over a closely guarded religious secret.

By NL Team

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In May 2017, a PIL in India’s Supreme Court kickstarted a hot debate on one of the most controversial practices in the 21st century—female genital mutilation (FGM). Described by activists as a “heinous crime” and “cruelty of the first order”, the case stretched over several months and drew attention to a practice that has remained one of the most guarded secrets in the subcontinent and around the world.

Tune into this snippet of Let’s Talk About: Female Genital Mutilation where Gaurav Sarkar explores the religious, legal, mythological and medical aspects of FGM.

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