The head physician of the Saratov hospitals were obliged to notify the police about the schoolgirl who has lost her virginity or had an abortion

Saratov. June 5. INTERFAX – Minister of health of the Saratov region has obliged the chief physicians of medical institutions subordinated to the Ministry of health, to provide to the bodies of internal Affairs provide information about sexuality to minors.

In the order dated may 30, signed by the head of the regional Ministry of health Vladimir Soldatova, said that the doctors are obliged “to ensure the immediate provision of” police information “about the pregnancies of teenage girls and it interrupts <…> about the detection of violations of the integrity of hymen in girls”.

In addition, doctors are obliged to inform the police “on receipt of puerperas and pregnant women whose pregnancy occurred before the age of 16 years.”

The purpose of this order, as stated in the introductory part, is, in particular, criminal-legal protection of children and adolescents.