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Indonesia sets ‘pretty, virgin’ criteria for aspiring cops


With several parts of the world striving for gender equality, there still remain many people who seem to be missing the point entirely.

The Indonesian police has slightly different rules for women to enter the force. The women are required to be ‘Pretty and are subjected to a virginity test as a part of the recruitment procedure. Added to this, the virginity test is conducted by the primitive method of inserting two fingers inside the vagina, called the ‘two-finger test’, to check if the hymen is broken or not.

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An Indonesian woman, Zakia has reportedly put a complaint to the Human Rights Watch that she failed the virginity test earlier this year and also said that the test was not conducted by a professional doctor.

Zakia, a martial arts athlete, claims that after performing a split she suffered a persistent pain in her vagina, which is possibly how she tore her hymen. She told the same thing to the interviewer and yet was not allowed to go through to the second round of the recruitment procedure.

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Virginity tests are no longer official in the recruitment process but it is still practiced and is a crucial part of the procedure.

Such practices and rules are plugging the rational growth of the human wisdom and dampens the purpose of the fights for gender equality.

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