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Group Of Indian Women Urging Government To Ban FGM, Calling Practice Child Abuse

Thomson Reuters Foundation: India urged to ban FGM as women break silence on secret ritual
“A group of Indian women who were subjected to female genital mutilation (FGM) as children are calling on the government to ban the ancient ritual, describing it as child abuse. … The campaign is led by Masooma Ranalvi, a 49-year-old publisher who has launched an online petition in which she describes how she was cut as a seven-year-old in Mumbai…” (Batha, 1/12).