Reasons for undergoing virginity testing : a study of young people in rural KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
Mhlongo, Sithembile Promise.
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Aim: The practice of virginity testing was done from the early twentieth century in KwaZulu-Natal. Many regard virginity testing as the only way to revitalize what they view as lost cultural values. The aim of the study is to understand the reasons for undergoing virginity testing from the perspective of adolescent girls and boys. The study will explore the importance attached to virginity testing by adolescent girls and boys.