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Councilors mull virginity as criteria for enrollment

  • Jon Afrizal

Jambi | Wed, September 22 2010 | 09:22 am

A Jambi provincial legislator has floated a potentially controversial idea requiring female students enrolling into state schools to undergo virginity tests, with failure meaning exclusion from studies.

“The idea is simple. Parents are obviously afraid of their daughters being deflowered before the time comes, so before they continue their studies, they can undergo the virginity test and ...

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