Worldview: July 31, 2018 | WBEZ
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The Zimbabwe Election And The Future Of Democracy In Africa; Virginity Testing in South Asia Condemned by Human Rights Watch; Menstrual Equity and Accessibility of Period Products

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On Today's Show

  • Millions of Zimbabweans lined up at the polls this week to elect a leader after nearly four decades of rule by Robert Mugabe. 
  • Despite human rights organizations denouncing the virginity test or “’two-finger test,” it is still an ongoing practice in South Asian countries.
  • The stigma around menstruation and inaccessibility of affordable period products is keeping millions of young girls from getting an education. 

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