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Indonesia Army Chief to Terminate Unscientific ‘Virginity Test’

By Human Rights Watch
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Click to expand Image Female national army officers and police officers escort hundreds of women who packed the area in front of the State Palace in Jakarta, Indonesia on March 8, 2020, in commemoration of International Women's Day.   © 2020 Kuncoro Widyo Rumpoko/Pacific Press/Sipa USA/AP Images Indonesian Army Chief Gen. Andika Perkasa told army commanders in July that the required medical check-up in the recruitment process for female officers should be similar to the male medical test, signaling the end of the so-called “virginity test.” He said applicants should only be assessed on…

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