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How a film on female circumcision in India is making people de...

In hushed tones, a custom is being practiced in India since decades by the Dawoodi Bohras, a community that has its origins in Yemen. Female circumcision, commonly known as female genital mutilation (FGM) or khatna is a brutal ritual followed by its ... IBN Khabar, 3 weeks ago
Afternoon Despatch & Courier

Dr Syedna Mufaddal Saifuddin conferred with Global Peace Award

His Holiness Dr Syedna Mufaddal Saifuddin, the spiritual head of the Dawoodi Bohra Muslim community was awarded the prestigious Global Peace Award for the year 2015 in recognition of his outstanding contribution in the promotion of human rights and ...
 Afternoon Despatch & Courier2 months ago Syedna Mufaddal Saifuddin bestowed with Global Peace Award  Odisha Samaya2 months ago

Union Minister Hails Role of Dawoodi Bohra Community in 'Operation Rahat'

17:30 IST Union minister, VK Singh said that the Dawoodi Bohra community worked played a crucial role in helping Indian authorities evacuate people in Yemen. Mumbai, Maharashtra: Lauding the role of the trading community, Dawoodi Bohra in the ...
 NDTV1 month ago V K Singh lauds Bohra community's role in Operation Rahat  The Freepress Journal1 month ago
Business Daily Africa

KIEREINI: In its heyday, Khoja Mosque was the tallest building in Nairobi

Alibhai Mulla Jevenjee was born in 1856, in Karachi, to conservative Shia Dawoodi Bohra parents who traced their origin to the western Indian State of Gujarat. After receiving a minimal education and following the death of his father, he embarked ...
 Business Daily Africa3 weeks ago
Mumbai Mirror

College denied me admission due to my ... College denied me admission due to my attire

Bohra woman complains to Hiranandani, claims teachers training college attacked her identity by saying she wouldn't be allowed to wear abaya. A 22-year-old Dawoodi Bohra woman has written to real estate magnate Niranjan Hiranandani, alleging that ...
 Mumbai Mirror1 month ago

Maharashtra: Soon, a law to tackle social boycott and ostracism

State government officials said they would try to table the bill in the forthcoming winter session of the legislature at Nagpur. However, activists who were involved in drafting the bill have made suggestions to ensure that loopholes in the law are ...
 DNA India6 days ago
Khaleej Times

India not intolerant, says Arun Jaitley

Visiting finance minister urges Indian expats to see 'peaceful ground reality'. India's Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has dismissed concerns that reports of growing level of intolerance in the country will fail to attract investments from ...
 Khaleej Times1 week ago

9 doctors from India in for free medical camp

Indian doctors NINE doctors from Saifee Hospital in India have arrived to conduct a three day free medical camp to be at hospitals and various health units in Lusaka. Speaking as guest of honour at the launch of the medical camp themed Project ...
 Ukzambians1 week ago
Sky News Australia

Trio convicted over FGM of young girls

A trio convicted over the genital mutilation of two young girls have been granted bail and are due to return to court early next year for sentencing. Shabbir Mohammedbhai Vaziri, a high-ranking member of the Dawoodi Bohra Muslim community, a ... weeks ago
Before It's News

Australia convicts two individuals for feminine circumcision

The ladies, a mom aged 38, and a nurse aged seventy two, have been discovered responsible of mutilating the clitorises of two sisters aged seven and 6. Based on a media report, the convicts have been members of a spiritual sect, referred to as ...
 Amazonbug.com2 weeks ago FGM: Devout Muslim mother and retired nurse both found guilty of mutilating two sisters  Before It's News2 weeks ago Sydney mother guilty of mutilating daughters' genitals weeks ago Mother and former midwife found guilty over genital mutilation of young sisters  ABC Online2 weeks ago
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