Women should have to prove they are a VIRGIN before going to university, says Egyptian MP
Controversial lawmaker Elhamy Agina proposed new legislation making it a legal requirement for all female students to undergo an intrusive virginity test, the results of which would be sent to their parents.
The outrageous plan has caused uproar even in religiously conservative Egypt, where prominent female journalists and commentators have branded it stupid and sexist.
Mr Agina, who has got in hot water over his remarks towards women before, made the proposal in an address to the Egyptian Minister of Higher Education yesterday.
Under his plan the Government would issue a new law making... read more
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