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Supreme Court warns against equating Female Genital Mutilation with circumcision, Dawoodi Bohra community justifies practice

New Delhi, Aug 2 (IBNS): The Supreme Court of India has warned against equating male circumcision with female genital mutilation (FGM), after senior counsel Abhishek Manu Singhvi told a bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices AM Khanwilkar and DY Chandrachud that while the Dawoodi Bohra community, which practices it, condemns the same, they see it as female circumcision.