Dr. Abdessamad DIALMY Mohamed V University, Rabat, Morocco. Short title: Sexuality and Islam Key words: Islam, Sexuality, Pleasure, Marriage, Public. Abdessamad Dialmy (Fez University) Dr. Dialmy, a sociologist of sexuality, gender and religion, is a former full professor at Fez and Rabat Universities and a . The Middle East Research and Information Project (MERIP) was established in to educate the public about contemporary Middle East affairs. A registered.

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Consequently, any woman in the urban public space is considered by the Moslem man to be within reach. Next to its biological and psychological dimensions, sexuality is a totally social phenomenon which is largely regulated by Islam where this religion prevails.

Some unmarried girls consult for frigidity. The political tolerance of prostitution is understood within this framework: Status is achieved through the production of large families; a childless couple is regarded with contempt.

Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Many repudiated women must care for their children and for this reason prostitute themselves occasionally, at the start of the new school year or on the occasion of religious feasts.

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Divergences between Moslems are plentiful. Recommending is less strong than prescribing and jurists could reinterpret these verses in order to permit equality between genders in matters of inheritance. Virginity is the means by which a man controls the female body and sexuality. Moslem women are not allowed to marry non- Moslem men. Ibn Al Hadj A.


Between the two, an intermediate Islamist position, basing its judgement on the notion of fitna chaos and sedition analyses the current trends characterising Islamic sexuality, attempts to improve the morals thereof, and condemns them.

With such a background of political acceptation and complicity, prostitution is a means of facing poverty.

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Are you an author? Their defloration does not lead them into prostitution and at any rate not to prostitution as a means of survival. Child prostitution and the spread of AIDS.

Within this frame of mind, an intact hymen is far from being a small anatomic structure of lesser importance. The latter, of Bedouin origin, is a rigorous, but in actual fact a simple and even a simplistic reading of the sacred Texts.

Neither can instance his sexual practices as these are socially devalued and devaluating, and demasculinising Remember me on this computer.

He never married and did not have children. In addition to poverty, and sometimes in the absence thereof, individual psychological traumas cause certain people to become prostitutes.

Prostitution In some Moslem countries, poverty is involved but it is not the only abdeesamad sufficient explanation for people prostituting themselves. Facing the fact that secularisation of sexual laws is today politically unthinkable, the only solution is to achieve reform from within the community, in the name of Islam, through the re-interpretation of repressive texts.


There is also, in certain Moslem countries, free access to contraceptives before marriage and the possibility of having an abortion or a reconstruction of the hymen in a private medical setting.

Dial,y the extended family with a numerous offspring, preferably boys, diaomy be a strong family, providing economic and political security. Nowadays, these practices increasingly claim to adhere to a naive and informal ethic of pleasure, to an exploitation of sex for nonsexual goals or, in a few cases, to the exercise of a human right.

Certificates of virginity and reconstruction of the hymen.

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Nahwa dimoucratia jinsya islamia Toward an Islamic sexual democracy. The sexual orientation of the individual is set out as a right in the name of individual freedom. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. For its part, sexuality encompasses four main fields which are eroticism, reproduction, affectivity and gender. Neither of them asks the Moslem jurist if these acts are licit. Mohammed showed the way by saying: ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics.

In most cases, prostitution is the resultant of a need to survive but in certain cases also a way of accessing consumer goods, or even of living in luxury. This is most welcome as it allows the formulation of new and modern interpretations.