Anjali Tripathi

Final Year Student, Amity Law School, Delhi (affiliated to Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University)

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Two-Finger Test Done By Indian Air Force Doctors: Unconstitutional And Violative Of A Woman's Dignity

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare issued guidelines for medico-legal care for survivors of sexual violence in 2014 after the Supreme Court of India found the test to violate fundamental rights. They wanted to get rid of things like the ‘two-finger test’. However, a report in 2017 by Human Rights Watch found that doctors continue to conduct the “invasive, humiliating, and inhumane finger test to make degrading characterizations”.

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