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India: The fight to end 'virginity test' for newlyweds
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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. This case is certainly dramatic and some may say that the female protagonist has as much to blame for her suffering as the male antagonist. But it is a fact that women are often evaluated on the basis of their virginity in China.
The fight to ban a 'humiliating' virginity test for newlyweds
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. Newlyweds in the community are handed a white sheet on their wedding night to use during intercourse, according to the order of the panchayat, or village caste council. If the groom does not confirm three times that his wife was a virgin, the council announces a punishment which could entail beatings for the bride and monetary penalty.
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.