Female Genital Mutilation: "Control over genitalia vital to privacy, autonomy, dignity", DY Chandrachud J.

Bar & Bench July 30 2018

The Supreme Court today made some pertinent observations during the hearing in the case seeking abolition of the practice of female genital mutilation.

Justice DY Chandrachud who was on the Bench hearing the matter along with CJI Dipak Misra and Justice AM Khanwilkar remarked,

"Control over one's genitalia is vital to privacy, autonomy, dignity."

The remark was made during the submissions by Senior Advocate Rakesh . . .

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