However, this is also dependent on how one defines sexual intercourse since it is not limited to vaginal penetration. He joins the heavyweight detractors; the ANC, International Human Rights Commission, and Gender Commission, in condemning virginity testing as an unjust, discriminatory practice, and urges a complete ban on all virginity testing. She remembers her experience of virginity testing: I now know myself and I'm responsible for my body. Some respect this as a cultural practice, others find it degrading.
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What is the truth about virginity testing
Sthabile Buthelezi, 25, said she had been attending virginity testing sessions since This event gives me a chance to meet other girls who are virgins. The inclusion of boys is seemingly to establish an illusion of equality. The physical examination to determine if they have ever had sex seemed very much a secondary part of the proceedings. The guerilla plant How the world's oldest clove tree defied an empire.