They arrive at the clinic terrified, desperate and in secret – they need to be made virgins again.

Some Canadian women who are arranged to be married in Iran, Iraq, Kuwait and Egypt are getting their hymens surgically repaired at private clinics.

"Their husbands want their women to be virgins when they get married," Dr. Dimitrois Giannoulias told QMI Agency.

Giannoulias is an OBGYN practising at Mount Sinai hospital in Toronto and teaching at the University of Toronto.

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