The recent call by Buhera South legislator Cde Joseph Chinotimba for the introduction of virginity tests by Apostolic sects to safeguard the girl child from sexual abuse is uncalled for and ill-conceived. “Let us allow churches to continue virginity tests. I have realised that it is those girls that were constantly monitored who would be married well,” said Cde Chinotimba. He said this last week while making a contribution to a motion moved by MDC National Assembly member Mrs Priscilla Misihiraibwi-Mushonga, who called for the country to honour two young women who launched a constitutional challenge to outlaw child marriages. Click for more.
Taking child rights back to Stone Age – the Herald
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