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Global Roundup: Are Anti-Trafficking Efforts Doing More Harm Than Good?

Samira Ibrahim via Global Post

Weekly global roundup: “virginity test” doctor is acquitted in Egypt while women’s football gathers momentum; condoms may literally save South Africa; a rosier picture of sex work in Thailand; journalist threatened for exposing female genital cutting in Liberia; and a steamy drama series in Kenya tackles sexual taboos.

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Mass Marriages and Virginity Testing in India

For most communities in traditional communities in India, a bride is expected to be a virgin and concepts of honor and dignity run deep. Now the government is accused of promoting virginity testing at mass weddings.

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