Virginity Test

  • MP: 350 women allegedly put through virginity, pregnancy tests 09-06-2013 08:29 AM

    Betul: Close to 350 women were allegedly asked to go through virginity and pregnancy tests during a mass marriage programme in Betul. Sources said that the tests were apparently ordered by the government officials. The incident took place at Harad village in Betul, a tribal-dominated district. About 90 women who...
  • MP: 350 women put through virginity, pregnancy tests 08-06-2013 11:36 PM

    Betul (MP): 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. Sources said that the tests were apparently ordered by the government officials. A day after the alleged...
  • Egyptian court bans military 'virginity tests' 29-12-2011 08:11 AM

    Cairo: An Egyptian court on Tuesday ordered the country's military rulers to stop the use of "virginity tests" on female detainees, in a rare condemnation by a civilian tribunal of a military practice that has caused an uproar among activists and rights groups. The virginity test allegations first surfaced after...
  • Rape a weapon of war in Libya: Hillary Clinton 17-06-2011 09:34 PM

    Hillary Clinton has accused Libya's Muammar Gaddafi of using rape and violence against women as 'tools of war.' The rebels claim they have proof of these allegations. ...
  • Egyptians decry 'virginity tests' on protesters 01-06-2011 07:50 AM

    Cairo: Activists and bloggers are pressing Egypt's military rulers to investigate accusations of serious abuses against protesters, including claims that soldiers subjected female detainees to so-called "virginity tests". Bloggers say they will hold a day of online protest on Wednesday to voice their outrage, adding to criticism of the Supreme...
  • Virginity test controversy: UK govt to apologise? 11-05-2011 08:39 AM

    London: It took two Australian legal academics to unearth old skeletons lying in the British government's cupboard. While submitting a university paper they disclosed that the British government's official records on virginity tests on Indian and Pakistani women - entering Britain to marry - was on a far larger scale...
  • Virginity tests anger brides 13-07-2009 11:51 AM

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