Maharashtra to Outlaw Virginity Testing

Women will no longer be subjected to sexually violent test before marriage, minister said.

written by
Rajvi Desai
Feb 7, 2019
Virginity testing in India
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AuthorRajvi Desai

Rajvi Desai is The Swaddle's Culture Editor. After graduating from NYU as a Journalism and Politics major, she covered breaking news and politics in New York City, and dabbled in design and entertainment journalism. Back in the homeland, she's interested in tackling beauty, sports, politics and human rights in her gender-focused writing, while also co-managing The Swaddle Team's podcast, Respectfully Disagree.