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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The combination of these paradoxical standards with modernisation leads to the current back and forth swing of sexual practices between repression and openness.
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Certificates of virginity and reconstruction of the hymen. Sexual knowledge among Tunisian university students. Partial modernisation leads to greater sexual tolerance. Some husbands ask their wife to practise fellatios on them or to submit to sodomy, and some wives ask themselves for fellatio or sodomy.
The latter, of Bedouin origin, is a rigorous, but in actual fact a simple and even a simplistic reading of the sacred Texts. In Foster AM, ed. Only the extended family with a numerous offspring, preferably boys, can be a strong family, providing economic and political security. Help Center Find new research papers in: On the one hand, partial modernisation of Abdessmad countries had an impact on sexual practices leading to greater tolerance in this regard.
It is not reducible to what it should be according to traditional jurists, namely, ideal norms.
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All of these are correlated with an early sexuality, dissociated from marriage and aimed at experiencing sexual pleasure. Sexual standards in Islam are paradoxical: Schooling of women and their involvement in the labour market led to the rise of the average age of the girl at the first marriage.
Loss of the integrity of the hymen, in particular when affecting girls of modest social condition for whom the hymen is the only capital they have, is likely to lead toward prostitution.
This back and forth movement between repression and openness that abdwssamad sexual practices is exemplified in the following phenomena: As is made clear by its denomination, it aims at defending the equality of rights among homosexuals and heterosexuals.
Or when one can be close to her in a bus? On the other hand, restrictive sexual standards have gathered strength and have become idealised as a result of the radicalisation of Islam which was brought about by the domination of Wahhabism, an extremely conservative doctrine.
This swing of the pendulum between repression and openness is illustrated by phenomena such as public harassment, premarital sexuality, female pleasure, prostitution, and homosexuality. Premarital sexuality does not necessarily mean defloration. The will to keep the hymen intact for marital ends leads girls to adopt alternative practices: 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.
The latter show that sexual practices of Moslems often deviate from proclaimed Islamic standards, which are centred only abxessamad heterosexuality and conjugal life. In their eyes, this saint is the Islamic legitimisation of homosexuality.
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He is called a louat in reference to people of Loth, the Bible prophet. He is perceived as having exclusively the penetrator role with males, but abeessamad is also considered as having a double-faceted virility: So jurists diverged about the sanction to apply to homosexuals.
Incest, rape and loss of virginity are determining factors in the psychosocial trajectory which leads a girl to prostitution. It is the man who chooses his wife. This notion of rupture is to be rejected. The urban area is an anonymous and permissive space, where anything and everything seems allowed.
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.
It can no longer be postulated that Islam forms a single block that unanimously opposes sexual liberation.
This paper deals with three major questions: On the contrary, girls belonging to the middle and higher social classes have more assets than solely their hymen. Revue du Monde Musulman