Pakistan’s rape conviction rate is as low as 0.3 per cent, according to official data. Photo: AFP Pakistan’s rape conviction rate is as low as 0.3 per cent, according to official data. Photo: AFP
Pakistan’s rape conviction rate is as low as 0.3 per cent, according to official data. Photo: AFP
Pakistan

In Pakistan, virginity tests block justice for rape victims

  • The ‘two-finger’ tests, which try to determine if the subject is sexually active, are often ordered as part of police investigations
  • The result can be critical to any criminal case, with an unmarried victim discredited if she is deemed to have had sex before

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Pakistan’s rape conviction rate is as low as 0.3 per cent, according to official data. Photo: AFP Pakistan’s rape conviction rate is as low as 0.3 per cent, according to official data. Photo: AFP
Pakistan’s rape conviction rate is as low as 0.3 per cent, according to official data. Photo: AFP
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