Jump to navigation. A reluctance to use condoms has helped lead to a rise in HIV infections in the Arab world. Paul Keller under a Creative Commons Licence. Sex in the Arab world is the opposite of sport. This is what a gynaecologist in Egypt told me.
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Sexual taboo in the Middle East
You may opt out or contact us anytime. After ten years writing and traveling through the Middle East, John R. Bradley decided to tackle the subject that everyone talks about without saying much: sex. What are some of the assumptions those in the West have about sex and the Middle East? For me, what is most striking is that in the space of a century these assumptions — or what I would call misconceptions or fantasies — about the Middle East have changed so radically.
The journalist Mona Eltahawy is no stranger to controversy. Through her articles and actions she has fought for the autonomy, security, and dignity of Muslim women, drawing vocal supporters and detractors. Now, in her first book, Headscarves and Hymens , Eltahawy has prepared a definitive condemnation of the repressive forces--political, cultural, and religious--that reduce millions of women to second-class citizens.