'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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  • 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 - 10:45 pm | View Link
  • The woman who stopped Egypt's brutal 'virginity tests'
    Egypt's military ... the tests. "This is a case for all the women of Egypt, not only mine," said Samira Ibrahim, 25, who was arrested and then spoke out about her treatment. Ms Ibrahim filed two suits against the practice, one demanding it be banned ...
    12/27/2011 - 11:13 am | View Link
  • Samira Ibrahim is the woman behind Egypt’s ban of virginity tests
    An Egyptian court has banned virginity tests for female detainees, many months after women arrested in Tahrir Square in March said they had been forced to take examinations. After initially denying that virginity tests had taken place, a senior general in ...
    12/27/2011 - 10:49 am | View Link
  • 'Virginity tests' banned in Egyptian prisons
    CAIRO — An Egyptian civilian court ordered the army on Tuesday to end forced virginity tests on female detainees in military ... One demanded it be banned and the other suit accused an officer of sexual assault. The virginity test allegations first ...
    12/27/2011 - 3:46 am | View Link
  • 'Virginity Tests' Banned in Army Prisons
    His statements sparked further furor, prompting the army to promise that no more virginity tests will be carried out in the future. Egypt's military enjoyed hero status at the start of the January uprising for siding with the people and refusing to shoot ...
    12/26/2011 - 2:00 pm | View Link
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  • 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 ...
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  • Egypt court clears 'virginity test' doctor
    An Egyptian military doctor has been acquitted of forcing female protesters to undergo virginity tests. "I've been vilified by the media. Only one side was ...
    08/25/2015 - 1:32 pm | View Website
  • Indonesia: ‘Virginity Tests’ for Female Police | Human ...
    Indonesia: ‘Virginity Tests’ for Female Police ‘Testing’ Applicants Is Discriminatory, Cruel, Degrading
    08/24/2015 - 4:00 am | View Website
  • UN: WHO Condemns ‘Virginity Tests’ | Human Rights Watch
    UN: WHO Condemns ‘Virginity Tests’ Degrading, Discriminatory, Unscientific Procedure Should be Banned
    08/20/2015 - 1:02 pm | View Website
  • Indonesia: 'Virginity Test' Obsession Highlights Rotten ...
    More WHO Condemns ‘Virginity Tests’ as HRW Calls for a Universal Ban Female Police Recruits in Indonesia Are Made to Take ‘Virginity Tests’
    05/19/2015 - 3:39 am | View Website
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