80 страниц. 2014 год. LAP Lambert Academic Publishing Virginity refers to the state of a person who has never engaged in sexual intercourse. There are cultural and religious traditions which place special value and significance on this state. This book explores perceptions on virginity and virginity testing in Kosovo society in total and among young people in particular. The study was focused on the analysis of virginity tests conducted in institutions in Kosovo on the one hand, and a self administered questionnaire among students on the other side. The analysis should help shed some light on this “old fashion” and taboo in a part of world where a need for a proper sexual and social education in order to reduce the need for virginity testing as a mean to prove female virginity. Virginity test is prohibited by international conventions and is considered a violation of bodily integrity and human rights.