MP: Virginity test or physical check-up?
Jul 13, 2009
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Jul 13, 2009
India | Reported by Siddharth Ranjan Das; edited by Mala Das | Friday June 14, 2013
A government inquiry has denied that virginity or pregnancy tests were conducted on 350 women, including tribals, ahead of a mass marriage ceremony last week in Betul district of Madhya Pradesh.
India | Press Trust of India | Sunday June 9, 2013
As many as 350 women were allegedly put through virginity and pregnancy tests during a mass marriage programme organised by the Madhya Pradesh government at Harad village in the tribal-dominated district of Betul on Friday.
World | Agence France-Presse | Sunday July 1, 2012
Iraqi women face court-ordered virginity tests that often show they were virgins until marriage but shame them nonetheless, doctors at an institute that carries out the tests and a lawyer told AFP.
World | The Associated Press | Monday March 12, 2012
An Egyptian military tribunal on Sunday acquitted an army doctor of a charge of public obscenity filed by a protester who claimed she was forced to undergo a virginity test while in detention. The court denied the humiliating tests even took place, d...
World | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday June 8, 2011
Egypt's military rulers have promised that women in custody will not be subjected to virginity tests in future, Human Rights Watch said today.An apparent admission by a general last month in an interview with CNN that some female protesters detained in March had been forced to undergo the tests spar...
India | Vinay Tewary, Rubina Khan Shapoo | Monday July 13, 2009
About 151 Dalit and tribal women were put through illegal virginity tests by officials in MP for a government mass wedding programme.
India | Press Trust of India | Monday July 13, 2009
Cong and BJP MPs clashed in RS over reports of virginity test done on girls before their marriage in MP under a scheme.