Egypt virginity test
10 Jun 2011 The Egyptian military was celebrated for helping to facilitate a peaceful revolution there three months ago. But now accusations have surfaced that they subjected young women to degrading "virginity tests" in what appears to have been an attempt to control the population. One woman told SPIEGEL her. Egyptian women give their views on the acquittal of a doctor accused of conducting virginity tests on female protesters.
Egyptian general admits 'virginity checks' conducted on protesters. From Shahira Amin, For CNN. May 31, 2011 11:57 a.m. EDT. Click to play. Egyptian protesters get virginity tests? STORY HIGHLIGHTS. 17 women were arrested at a March 9 protest in Cairo, after Mubarak's ouster; A senior Egyptian general says some of. 1 Oct 2016 An Egyptian MP has called for women to be forced to undergo virginity tests before being admitted to university, it has been reported. Parliamentary member Elhamy Agina called on the Minister of Higher Education to issue a mandate requiring him or his officials to enforce the.
16 Jan 2016 When doctors are asked to perform virginity testing, they should refuse because it's not medically necessary and may cause psychological harm, some US ethicists argue. These pelvic exams are done in many parts of the world to determine suitability for marriage. But doctors shouldn't agree to these. When it comes to devising ways of stripping peaceful protesters of their dignity, the Egyptian military may have just set a new standard for outrage: Egyptian women arrested during a peaceful protest in Tahrir Square earlier this month were forced to take “virginity tests.” Egyptian women took a leading role in the Jan.
Oct 02, 2016 · A women's rights group has filed a legal complaint against an Egyptian lawmaker who called for mandatory virginity tests for women seeking university admission. A high-ranking Egyptian military official Wednesday denied reports by CNN the day before that the military had conducted "virginity tests" on female protesters in March, according to Al Ahram newspaper.. An unidentified Egyptian general had told CNN that the military conducted the tests, and said they were justified, to prevent rape.
CAIRO (AP)-- Activists and bloggers are pressing Egypt's military rulers to investigate accusations of serious abuses against protesters, including claims that soldiers subjected female detainees to so-called "virginity tests." (Scroll down for video) Bloggers say they will hold a day of online. Jun 27, 2011 · Amnesty International says Egypt's military rulers have acknowledged carrying out so-called 'virginity tests' on female protesters -- the first time the army has admitted to the much criticized practice.
7 Oct 2016 An Egyptian member of parliament known for his controversial views on gender has suggested women should undergo virginity tests before entering university. 31 May 2011 Activists call for investigation into abuse after Egyptian general admits tests were conducted and defends practice.