Freed from Charge of FGM

USA. Dr. Jumana Nagarwala, prosecuted for performing FGM on at least nine girls, were freed by a federal judge who agreed that the law used to charge her were unconstitutional. FGM is forbidden under the Commerce Clause of the U.S. Constitution and Nargawalas lawyers argued that the procedure had no bearing on commerce. The judge agreed on... Continue Reading →

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FGM – a Religious Ritual

USA. Dr. Jumana Nagarwala performed FGM on dozens of prepubescent girls. But the prosecutors believes that the doctor may have harmed up to a hundred girls. Dr. Jumana Nagarwala were arrested more than a year ago in the first case in the nation’s first female genital cutting case. She is described as being defiant and wanting... Continue Reading →

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