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It is another sickening example of male domination, wherein a female’s body is used as a tool for intimidation. The two finger test has been in existence for centuries. Ranging from ancient African tribes to the modern Indian medical procedure, it is but, a shameful exercise.

Feminist groups term this as “medical rape”.

The practice was banned on 29th January , 2012. But, according to Human Rights Watch’s report, it is still widely used it Indian medical testing as “forensic” evidence.

After a woman is raped in India, if she manages to file a complaint with the police and gets some medical attention, the first thing the doctor does is inserts two fingers into the lady’s vagina to tell if she is “habituated to sex”. So, a doctor (who might be male and also prejudiced, not ruling out, bribed) gets to decide if a…

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