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Radzi handed list of schools allegedly involved in period spot checks

Malaysiakini Team

3 May 2021, 11:10 pm

Updated 11 d ago

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Malaysiakini has submitted the names of 15 schools where female students were allegedly subjected to period spot checks to prove that they are menstruating.

This came after Education Minister Mohd Radzi Md Jidin said his ministry's investigations thus far found no indication that such practices existed.

"If it happens, tell me at which school, so action can be taken," Radzi (above) told a press conference last week, adding that his ministry was also investigating if such incidents were taking place at boarding schools under the ministry.

Malaysiakini had received reports from students at no less than 15 schools where such practices and other disturbing incidents which would appear to be...

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