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Feb 07, 2019
Maharashtra to make virginity tests a punishable offence; practice still prevalent in UK, Canada, Indonesia and AfghanistanHowever, the practice is not just limited to India, many other countries in the world including developed nations like the United Kingdom (UK) continue to see the prevalence of this ritual, which violates human rights and is a direct attack on the sexual-autonomy of a woman.
Feb 07, 2019
In the nomadic Kanjarbhat community, a group of activists are quietly leading a campaign against 'virginity tests'In the Kanjarbhat community, a bride must submit to a 'virginity test' on the night of her wedding. But a campaign spearheaded by the community's youth is hoping to put an end to the practice | A ground report
Jan 04, 2019
Practice of virginity test still rampant in Maharashtra’s Kanjarbhat community; rights’ groups urge govt to take actionA rights' group demanded action against some members of the Kanjarbhat community who allegedly asked a newly-married man the outcome of the bride's 'virginity test'.
Dec 30, 2018
Maharashtra doctor seeks removal of ‘virginity test’ from medical syllabus; claims ‘no scientific basis’ in report to MCIA Maharashtra-based forensic medicine professor has submitted a report to the Medical Council of India (MCI) seeking removal of the "virginity test" from the medical curriculum, claiming it had no scientific basis.
Apr 30, 2018
In the Kanjarbhat community, a campaign against 'virginity tests' is slowly gaining groundIn the Kanjarbhat community, a bride must submit to a 'virginity test' on the night of her wedding. But a campaign spearheaded by the community's youth is hoping to put an end to the practice | A ground report | Read More...
Jan 23, 2018
Pune: Three men assaulted by mob for opposing 'virginity tests' of brides; two arrestedThree men were allegedly beaten up by members of their own community for opposing the practice of determining the virginity of a bride on the wedding night