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Indian Rape Victims Given "Finger Test"

India: Prohibit Degrading ‘Test’ for Rape
Forensic Exams Should Respect Survivors’ Rights to Health, Privacy, and Dignity



(Mumbai) - Many Indian hospitals routinely subject rape survivors to forensic examinations that include the unscientific and degrading "finger" test, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today. It urged the Indian government to ban the practice, used to determine whether the rape survivor is "habituated" to sexual intercourse, as it reforms its laws on sexual violence.

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