Jan 052021
 January 5, 2021  Posted by  Laws, Misc, Non-U.S.

Aljazeera reports:

A Pakistani court has banned the use of virginity tests on female rape survivors in a landmark ruling that is being lauded by women’s rights activists.

The Lahore High Court on Monday ruled that the tests, conducted as a matter of routine by medico-legal examiners in rape cases across the South Asian country, were “invasive and an infringement on the privacy of a woman to her body”.

Read more on Aljazeera.

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