Indonesia to Stop Subjecting Female Civil Servants to 'Virginity Tests'

Last month, Human Rights Watch reported that female candidates for Indonesia's police force were forced to undergo two-finger "virginity tests" as an indicator of their fitness and morality, drawing much ire from around the world. As a response, Indonesian officials have decided to abolish virginity tests at the… »12/23/14 10:50am12/23/14 10:50am


Woman Sues Egyptian Military For Administering 'Virginity Tests'

Even after Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak stepped down, there were reports of at least 18 female protesters being subjected to so-called "virginity tests" by military authorities. One official explained that they had to make sure the women had already had sex, because otherwise they could have accused the officers… »10/24/11 11:51pm10/24/11 11:51pm