Tag: hymen repair
Tuesday September 29, 2009
A leading Egyptian scholar has demanded that people caught importing a female virginity-faking device into the country should face the death penalty.
Abdul Mouti Bayoumi said supplying the item was akin to spreading vice in society, a crime punishable by death in Islamic Sharia law
Monday December 17, 2007
“My virginity was restored in a delicate operation just last week, and I honestly view it as life-saving surgery,” says Aisha. “If my husband cannot prove to his family that I am a virgin, I would be hounded, ostracised and sent home in disgrace. My father, who is a devout Muslim, would regard it as the ultimate shame.
Friday November 16, 2007
Isabelle Levy, an author who studied the issue for her book Religion in the Hospital, said young Muslim girls are “modern and they have adventures like other Europeans – which never happened in the past.
Monday April 30, 2007
Sitting in a cafe near the Champs Elysees, the 26-year-old French-born woman of Algerian descent looks like any other Parisian. But two months ago, she did something none of her friends have done. She had her hymen re-sewn, technically making her a virgin again.
Tuesday June 27, 2006
SAINT-DENIS, France — Chastity can exact a painful price from young Muslim women, forced into lies or surgery to go to the marriage bed as virgins. Hymen repair, fake virginity certificates and other deceptions, said to be commonplace in some Muslim countries, are practiced in France and elsewhere in Europe, where Muslim girls are more emancipated but still live under rigid codes of family honor. Such ploys have saved many a young woman from scorn and worse. But they also clash with the more liberal social mores of France and Europe, where some decry it as an attack on human
Monday June 26, 2006
Muslim women try hymen repair, get fake virginity certificates before marriage.