Gregory the Great , Alcuin of York , Bernard of Clairvaux , and Nicholas Gorranus all made passing references to "chastity belts" within their exhortatory and public discourses, but meant this in a figurative or metaphorical sense within their historical context. Masturbation: the history of a great terror. On September 19, , China People's Daily reported that a man in his 50s, naked except for a homemade chastity belt, appeared with a pair of banners in Changchun World Sculpture Park in Jilin province in China, seeking a wife. Renaissance chastity belts were said to have had padded linings to prevent large areas of metal from coming into direct prolonged contact with the skin , and these had to be changed fairly frequently, so that such belts were not practical for uninterrupted long-term wear. In , racial riots against the ethnic Chinese in West Java prompted the production and sale of "anti-rape corsets".
Alicia. Age: 20.
In , the Asian Human Rights Commission reported that women were being forced to wear chastity belts in the Indian state of Rajasthan.
Joselyn. Age: 23.
He stated that he wore the chastity belt to symbolize fidelity to his future wife. The book includes a drawing that is accompanied by the Latin text: "Est florentinarum hoc bracile dominarum ferreum et durum ab antea sic reseratum. The first half of the book is a dubious historical overview of chastity belts and their use by Greeks, Romans and others.