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Monthly Archive: June 2013

Jun 09 2013

Mass Virginity Test

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350 women were put through virginity test during a mass marriage programme organised by the Madhya Pradesh government in India. It is not the first time. The same state forced women to have virginity tests during a mass marriage ceremony in 2009. Girja Vyas, the head of national commission of women then said, “Such a …

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Jun 01 2013

Freedom of movement and settlement.

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I was at UNESCO to receive Universal Citizenship Passport on May 23. It was really a great day. André Cohen, from Mouvement Utopia wrote an article here as a guest blogger about our celebration for the freedom of movement and settlement. Freedom of movement and settlement – It used to be a Utopia, it is …

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