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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This rule shows the will of Islam to expand through a high birth rate.

Al Maarifa wa la Jins Knowledge and sexuality. Berkachi affirmed that his association holds regular but secret meetings in Moroccan cities, with the consent of the authorities.

However, it should be mentioned that many girls are highly critical of the principle of virginity itself. The international context and the underdevelopment of Moslem countries explain this paradox between the libertarian evolution of practices and the current harshness of Islamic standards. Female students whose fellowship stipend is grossly insufficient are also at risk of being reduced to prostituting themselves. Revue du Monde Musulman Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life.

Homosexuality has greater recognition when it entails an active role. According to his legend, this saint liked to disguise himself as a woman and thus expressed his homosexuality. Premarital sexuality does not necessarily mean defloration. The urban area is an anonymous and permissive space, where anything and everything seems allowed.

Jurists conclude that men should make love to their wife neither too often for fear of saturation, nor too little for fear of causing her harm. Men remain sexually active for life. But, at any rate, it is preferable for the man to marry a virgin.


This minor doctrine can today spread thanks to financial support from the oil producing Arabic countries, the aggressive proselytism of its muftis, and the broadcasting of their message via satellite television.

Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. For example, with regard to inheritance, why are the mother and the father not discriminated whereas the sons abdexsamad the daughters are? Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. For the members of this association, to be penetrated is not to be perceived or experienced as shameful or a loss of masculinity.

For Moslem jurists, sexual pleasure purifies the hearts3, contrary to abstinence which hardens them. Within this frame of mind, an intact hymen is far from abdessa,ad a small anatomic structure of lesser importance.

For the most part Moslem populations hold traditional views on sexual norms. This practice betrays both the patriarchal morals of chastity and abdeszamad feminist view that sex is a human right. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty.

Thus, marriage must necessarily entail coitus, pleasure, and shared pleasure between spouses. The more a Moslem is weakened and humiliated, the more he is a believer in a virile heterosexuality and the more he defines himself as uniquely heterosexual.

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How can one avoid being unceasingly aroused by the proximity of bodies, which is far from being normalised. 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.

Zibani N, Brady M. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Sexual standards in Islam are paradoxical: According to Kif Kif, several politicians, members of Parliament and journalists who are homosexuals but have not come out with regard to their sexual identity and practices, support the association in secret.

He is perceived as having exclusively the penetrator role with males, but he is also considered as having a double-faceted virility: In hammams, bodies of boys were stripped, shown, given. 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.


That is more perceptible where Moslems are confronted with a sexual modernity which is assumed fully, as in Europe and in North America. As in many other instances, the law is behind the times and is no longer synchronic with the sexual reality.

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He is allowed to marry as many as four wives in case of illness, infertility or ageing of his spouse. Indeed, certain Moslems themselves are actors in this liberation, and there is no such thing as a Moslem church, a supreme religious authority which can impose a unique version of the official Islam. 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. 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.

Click here to sign up. Gradually, standards are being perceived by Moslems as historical data, liable to be the object of negotiations between the social forces involved traditionalists and modernists.