'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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  • Wife ordered to pay her husband £56,000 compensation for lying about her virginity in Egypt
    Virginity has become a highly politicised issue. In 2011, virginity tests were banned in Egypt's military prisons, suggesting a move towards women having greater privacy over their sexual relations. Female detainees who were unmarried were found to have ...
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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.
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  • Virginity Tests, a Trial for Egypt
    CAIRO — On Sunday, an Egyptian military tribunal acquitted an army doctor of performing so-called virginity tests on seven female protesters ... I will carry on until I restore Egypt’s rights.”
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  • 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
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