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Wednesday, July 20, 2005

Virtue and education

Reuters reports:
A Ugandan member of parliament has pledged to reward girls for their chastity by paying their university fees if they are virgins when they leave school, a local newspaper said on Wednesday.

Bbaale County MP Sulaiman Madada said any girl in his district who wanted to take part in the scheme aimed at promoting girls' education would be given a gynecological examination by health workers to check they were virgins.


The MP did not extend his offer to young men.
I hope RR Patil isn't reading this. He'll get ideas.

(Link via email from reader Ravi Srinivas.)
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