If the hymen is interpreted to be “intact”, then the woman “passes” the virginity test and it is believed that she has not ever engaged in penis-vagina sex.
The value placed on virgin brides in some cultures led to much talk this year about “reconstructing” virginity (see: hymenoplasty) and the legal.
The concept of female "virginity" has a complicated history, having often been ( incorrectly) linked to whether or not a woman's hymen was intact.
Girls who are virgins usually have a hymen, a very thin piece of skin-like tissue that partly covers the opening of the vagina. The first time a girl has sex the.
It is more fable than fact that a woman's virginity can be determined by observing her hymen. The organ looks like the petals of flowers with.
One evolutionary hypothesis suggests the hymen arose because it was a desirable trait, due to the common societal preference for virgin wives.