The Two Finger Test has long been used to test whether a woman raped has been engaged in habitual sexual intercourse. The author cites laws— both national and international —and credible authorities that denounce the practice of the two finger test because of its effect on the mental and physical well-being of a woman.
Ms Sajal Rasool is a research assistant at the Pakistan Centre of Legal Research and Publication (PCLRP). She is also a columnist at HumSub and works in the capacity of Information Secretary in Pakistan's Youth General Assembly. She can be reached at [email protected]