Wednesday, October 08, 2008

Virginity Testing?

I don't remember when I first read about the culture of testing the virginity of women. Lately, the news has been on the Zulu. However, I seem to remember something about new brides being given "the bleeding" test to prove that they were virgins. Something about someone checking to see if white sheets had blood-- the breaking of a woman's hymen. Note, its just brides.

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