New policy will stop clinics and hospitals from performing examinations that lead to imprisonment and exclusion. In a prison in the Balkh province of Afghanistan, more than girls and young women are crammed into dirty prison cells. Many have been here for months — and some for more than a year. When they are eventually released, they face a future defined by shame, exclusion and destitution. Their crime is that they all failed a virginity test performed by a health professional at a clinic or hospital. Last year, under increasing pressure from human rights campaigners, Ashraf Ghani, the Afghan president, promised that forensic virginity tests — invasive examinations to check whether the hymen is intact — would be banned as an official procedure.
Death of a Peking University girl: Virginity matters in modern China , Society News - ThinkChina
You can change your city from here. We serve personalized stories based on the selected city. Disposable menus to no prasad or touching of idols: Centre issues fresh guidelines for shopping malls, hotels and places of worship. Coronavirus vaccine update: From Oxford vaccine trials happening in Brazil to Remdesivir usage, here are all the updates you need to know. Weight loss motivation: Sara Ali Khan shares new video featuring workouts which helped her get in shape. Lunar Eclipse June Not eating during Chandra Grahan to adding tulsi leaves to food, know all about diet beliefs and myths associated with Lunar Eclipse.
Youth from Kanjarbhat tribe run 'Stop the V-Ritual' campaign against custom that forces 'virginity tests' on brides. Pune, an industrial city in the west of India , home to many IT giants and also the first Trump-branded apartments in the country, is a cosmopolitan hub. On January 21, three young men, Prashant Indrekar, Saurabh Machhle and Prashant Tamchikar, who were part of an anti-patriarchy campaign, were beaten by a group of around 40 people in Pune's Pimpri-Chinchwad.
On 11 April , Bao Li pseudonym left this world after being diagnosed with brain death in October The biggest mistake that Bao made, according to Mou, was that she was not a virgin. After Bao was diagnosed with brain death in October , her mother tried to find out why she committed suicide. However, Bao once had sex with her ex-boyfriend.