Forced Virginity Tests, can you imagine? – Take Action

  WOMEN of our WORLD We still need more signatures - Take Action!   Forced Virginity Tests in Africa, India and Middle East ... isn't this IMMORAL in itself, as there is zero dignity or respect in the action. Can you imagine being forced to have virginity tests and then if it turns out that you are not a virgin, you would be charged with prostitution? Seems far fetched and downright ridiculous but this is the reality for Egyptian protesters. Amnesty International has … [Read more...]

AFGHANISTAN – Virginity-related penalties “extremely unfair”.

AFGHANISTAN: Virginity-related penalties “extremely unfair” Photo: Salma Zulfiqar/IRIN Virginity is not mentioned in the Afghan penal system and other laws, but hundreds of women unfairly face penalties over it (file photo) KABUL, 26 April 2011 (IRIN) - The penalties that Afghan women suffer whenever allegations of pre-marital sex and loss of virginity emerge, including death, are extreme, discriminatory and not in the penal code, activists said. “I saw a woman who was … [Read more...]

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