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Women in Bangladesh are no longer required to declare if they are virgins on marriage registration forms, the country's top court has ruled.

DHAKA, Aug 27 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) — Bangladesh's top court has ruled that women need no longer declare if they are virgins on.

New Delhi (CNN)Muslim brides in Bangladesh will no longer have to declare whether they are virgins on marriage certificates, the country's high court has ruled.​ Activists hailed Sunday's decision as a landmark ruling and an important step towards more gender equality.

DHAKA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Bangladesh's top court has ruled that women need no longer declare if they are virgins on marriage.

Verdict from country's top court will see 'virgin' replaced with 'unmarried' on in landmark victory for campaigners.