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Virginity testing persists in Mongolia despite condemnation

Clip: 07/25/2022 | 5m 51s | Video has closed captioning.

As a debate continues in the U.S over reproductive rights, teenage girls in the Republic of Mongolia are fighting for the right not to be subjected to so-called "virginity tests" in schools. The practice was officially banned by the government last year but it continues nevertheless. Stephanie Sy reports in collaboration with the Global Press Journal.

Aired: 07/25/22

Rating: NR

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