'virginity Tests' Banned In Egypt's Prisons

An Egyptian civilian court ordered the army on Tuesday to end forced virginity tests on female detainees in military prisons.

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  • Egyptian activists to continue struggle against 'virginity test' perpetrators
    "Public displeasure with Egypt's ruling military council has manifested itself ... issued by the State Council Administrative Court – which banned the practice of conducting "virginity tests" – since this only applied to future scenarios but not ...
    04/8/2015 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Samira Ibrahim, ‘Virginity Test’ Victim, Fights Egypt’s Military Rule
    “I vow to continue this struggle until the very end, and until Egypt’s unfair laws are changed.” Thanks to a case Ibrahim filed last year, a Cairo administrative court officially banned virginity tests on female detainees in military prisons.
    03/18/2012 - 9:52 pm | View Link
  • Protesters slam acquittal of virginity tests defendant
    A march of dozens of men, women and ultras moved on Tuesday from the Mugamma Building in Tahrir Square to Cairo’s High Court of Justice to protest the acquittal of a military doctor accused of conducting “virginity tests” on female protesters.
    03/12/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Rights activists appalled by doctor’s acquittal in virginity tests case
    CAIRO: Egypt’s military court acquitted Sunday army doctor Ahmed ... Last December, the Administrative Court banned the practice of virginity tests conducted on women inside military prisons in the case filed by Ibrahim. Her case and other similar ...
    03/10/2012 - 11:00 am | View Link
  • The woman who stopped Egypt's brutal 'virginity tests'
    Egypt's military rulers were ordered yesterday to stop the use of "virginity tests" on female detainees after one of ... Ms Ibrahim filed two suits against the practice, one demanding it be banned and another accusing an officer of sexual assault.
    12/27/2011 - 11:13 am | View Link
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  • Egyptian Women Confront Patriarchy
    But nearly a year after Mr. Mubarak’s ouster, Ms. Ibrahim’s story in many ways illustrates the paradoxical position of women in the new Egypt.
    04/15/2015 - 1:38 pm | View Website
  • Virginity test
    A virginity test is the practice and process of determining whether a female person is a virgin, i.e., whether she has never engaged in sexual intercourse. The test ...
    04/15/2015 - 6:57 am | View Website
  • virginity testing in egypt
    The apparent resumption of forced "virginity tests" by security forces in Egypt has dashed activists' hopes for democratic reforms and fueled fears of a return to ...
    04/5/2015 - 8:02 pm | View Website
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