New policy will stop clinics and hospitals from performing examinations that lead to imprisonment and exclusion
In a prison in the Balkh province of Afghanistan, more than 200 girls and young women are crammed into dirty prison cells. Many have been here for months – and some for more than a year. When they are eventually released, they face a future defined by shame, exclusion and destitution.
Their crime is that they all failed a virginity test performed by a health professional at a clinic or hospital.
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