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Since his March appointment, Ebrahim Raisi has directed prolific arrests and "outrageous" sentencing. Error occured during this request! Please try again later.
I understand some countries in the Middle East have harsh laws forbidding premarital sex. Apparently it is punishable by a lengthy prison term in Dubai for instance--even for tourists. Is this an issue in Iran? I am not sure if I understand your question correctly but if you mean unmarried couple are allowed to share a room in a hotel, this is a bit complicated as for Iranian citizens in such a circumstance they are required by law to provide marriage certificate but I heard from different sources this regulation is being tolerated for tourists.
Islamic and Iranian considerations. Sara Nasserzadeh Certified sex therapis Dr. Maybe this is the End?
Sex segregation in Iran encompasses practices derived from the conservative dogma of Shiite Islam currently taking place in Iran. Most areas of the country are segregated by sexexcept universities. Reza Shah was against sex-segregation and he ordered Tehran University to enroll its first woman in
A British-Iranian anthropologist who studies controversial topics such as child marriage and female genital mutilation FGM in the Islamic Republic has been detained in Iran on unknown charges. Ahmady, who has dual nationality, released an authoritative study on FGM in that found the practice is being carried out in at least four major provinces while officials are silent on the matter. The Iranian public is also largely ignorant about the subject.
Leaked sex tapes of two Iranian officials have led to accusations of "hypocrisy" by a government that punishes adultery under strict Islamic law. The tapes began appearing online early this month. The first tape, released Aug. Local media outlets reported that the tape was filmed by a hidden camera in an attempt by a foreign agency to blackmail Ahmadi, and the agency released the tape after the blackmail failed.
These same media outlets claimed that Ahmadi refused and that the video was leaked as a result. In reality, however, Ahmadi has been married to the same woman for years… and she is definitely not the woman who appears in the sextape. On August 6, a second video of Ahmadi with the same woman was posted online.
PIP: Previous studies have found that young Iranian women in the US feel conflicted between their cultural traditions and adoption of American values. The present study investigated the hypothesis that the educational level of young Iranian women is strongly related to their attitudes regarding sex roles and intimate relationships. Study subjects included 81 Iranian women mean age, 23 years residing in Los Angeles, California, who had been away from Iran for an average of 8 years. The mean summed scores on questionnaire items measuring attitudes about these issues were