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July 2, 2006

Muslim women in Europe still bound by strict codes

Filed under: Islam, Migration, Multi Kulti — limewoody @ 9:39 am

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SAINT-DENIS, FRANCE – Chastity can exact a painful price from young Muslim women, forced into lies or surgery to go to the marriage bed as virgins.

Hymen repair, fake virginity certificates and other deceptions, said to be commonplace in some Muslim countries, are practiced in France and elsewhere in Europe, where Muslim girls are more emancipated but still live under rigid codes of family honor.

http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/world/4017026.html

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