Female Genital Mutilation a Growing threat to Fundamental Rights of Women in India

  • R. Nabiyathul Yasmin Begum and C. Arun Srividya
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  • R. Nabiyathul Yasmin Begum

    Student at Saveetha School of Law, Saveetha Medical and Technical Sciences (SIMATS), India

  • C. Arun Srividya

    Student at Saveetha School of Law, Saveetha Medical and Technical Sciences (SIMATS), India

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Female genital Mutilation( FGM), comprises procedures involving partial or total junking of the external female genitalia or other injury to the female genital organs for non-medical reasons. While it's substantially carried out on girls between the periods of 1 to 15 times, sometimes, adult and wedded women are also subordinated to this procedure. The practise of FGM is an act that targets women with the ideal of bridling girls ’ and women’s sexual solicitations and leads to ill healtheffects.Hence, in FGM there aren't only violations of the right to life and quality but also a clear violation of the right to non- demarcation grounded on coitus. The object and purpose and impact on manly and female circumcision are different and affect in gross demarcation against women At present, This. Violates many fundamental rights such as article 14,15,21,23,And 25,India has no law banning the practice of FGM/C in the country.


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International Journal of Legal Science and Innovation, Volume 6, Issue 3, Page 930 - 938

DOI: https://doij.org/10.10000/IJLSI.111991

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