Pakistan Court Officially Forbid Virginity Tests For Rape Survivors

Pakistan Court Officially Forbid Virginity Tests For Rape Survivors

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Lahore High Court in Pakistan has outlawed virginity tests on sexual assault survivors. The ruling, which applies in Punjab province, will end the practice of physical checks for an intact hymen and the invasive "two-finger test".
The Lahore High Court judge, Ayesha Malik said the tests were "humiliating" and "had no forensic value".

The petition against the tests was filed in March and June 2020 by two lawyers along with activists, advocates, journalists and members of the National Assembly. ... See More

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