The Peking University Cancer Hospital is in need of blood donors from 100 virgin women aging from 18 to 24 years of age. Donated bloods will be used for research to combat human papilloma virus (HPV). HPV is transmitted from sexual contact.
Some people online reacted on the request is degrades women’s sexual status and the hospital’s request is now bombarded with criticisms. While others are on the side of the hospital’s request.
According to the hospital, it needs blood from virgins as it is the least like to be infected by HPV.
It has been a tradition in China that female must be a virgin before marriage. And there are still men who prefer virgin wives.