Virginity examinations in turkey - Role of forensic physicians in controlling female sexuality


Frank M., Bauer H., Arican N. , Fincanci S., Iacopino V.

JAMA-JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION, cilt.282, ss.485-490, 1999 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 282 Konu: 5
  • Basım Tarihi: 1999
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1001/jama.282.5.485
  • Dergi Adı: JAMA-JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION
  • Sayfa Sayısı: ss.485-490

Özet

Context Although the Turkish Medical Association has deemed "virginity examinations" a form of gender-based violence, women in Turkey are often subjected to such examinations by forensic physicians for both legal and social reasons. Little is known about these physicians' role and attitudes in this practice.