Doctors are being ordered to perform virginity test on underage girls in Russia


    Doctors in Russia have been
    ordered to carry out virginity test on underage girls. The test is to be
    done on girls under the age of 16 to gain evidence of sexual activity
    in the girls.

     The doctors are mandated to inform police about cases when
    virginity has been lost and also in cases where pregnancy or abortion
    has occurred.

    The order was given by the Russian Investigative
    Committee and instructs doctors to check the “integrity of the hymen”
    and look for signs of damage. 
    This has sparked a public outcry from
    gynecologists and politicians alike who believe the checks…

    Linda Ikeji blog