- Increasing numbers of women are having taxpayer-funded ‘virginity repair’ operations before marriage.
- Doctors say patients are under pressure from future husbands or relatives who insist that they should be virgins on their wedding night.
Our Muslim clients worry about having had sex, and their fiance and family knowing that they have been touched before.
‘It is more cultural rather than religious. If the bride is not a virgin and does not bleed on the wedding night, it is a big shame on the family. There have been honour killings in extreme cases.