Sex-Related Issues Facing a "sex putsch" - Qantara (March 20, 2017) Iran Official Calls For Sterilization For Sex Workers, Homeless Drug Addicts - RFE/RL (January 1, 2017) Between desire and taboo - Qantara (December 19, 2016) Iran fashion workers jailed for 'spreading prostitution' - BBC (December 5, 2016) More women in Iran are forgoing marriage. The men aren't good enough - LA Times (November 11, 2016) Why Iranian Women Spend Big on Cosmetics - Seeker (November 8, 2016) "City of lies.Love, sex, death and the search for truth in Tehran" - Qantara (October 31, 2016) Meet the first hijab-wearing Muslim to pose for Playboy - BBC (October 6, 2016) Sex education is not relevant to pupils' lives, says report - The Guardian (September 12, 2016) Iran cracks down on 'inappropriate' clothes - DW (September 5, 2016) Inside ‘the Citadel,’ Iran’s Forgotten Red-Light District - Time Magazine (August 30, 2016) Muslim Swimsuit Designer: Burkinis and Bikinis Are About Freedom - Time Magazine (August 26, 2016) Iran Arrests 150 People at Mixed-Gender Party: Report - NBC News (July 27, 2016) How Fox News Fired and Silenced a Female Reporter Who Alleged Sexual Harassment - NY Magazine (July 23, 2016) Health Official Says Sexual Transmission Of HIV Rising In Iran - AFP (July 13, 2016) Iran’s Dating Revolution - SBS (July 5, 2016) Beauty and Modernity Under the Veil in Iran - Georgetown Journal (June 22, 2016) Love, Dating and Marriage in Iran on the Web - Newsweek (June 25, 2016) Iranian women's clothing ‘causing rivers to run dry’, says senior cleric - The Independent (June 12, 2016) Students seeking sugar daddies for tuition, rent - AP (May 29, 2016) Nose Jobs, Tummy Tucks and Breast Enhancements Take Off in Iran - NBC News (May 28, 2016) Iranian students threw a graduation dance party. - WP (May 27, 2016) Iran arrests eight for 'un-Islamic' Instagram modelling - BBC (May 16, 2016) Iran's regime-approved matchmaking website promotes dating with traditional values - Telegraph (May 11, 2016) Jian Ghomeshi to avoid 2nd sex assault trial by signing peace bond, source says - CBC (May 10, 2016) Iranians vent anger at new police morality unit - BBC (April 19, 2016) Jian Ghomeshi found not guilty on choking and all sex assault charges - CBC (March 24, 2016) Iran's fashion babes arrested for posing on social media without headscarves - Express (February 23, 2016) Iran Cracks Down On Valentine’s Day - RFE/RL (February 12, 2016) UN panel rebukes Iran for child sex laws - SBS (February 5, 2016) A student survey on drugs, sex other health issues - BBC Persian (January 24, 2016) Dubai in United Arab Emirates a centre of human trafficking and prostitution - SMH (January 20, 2016) US infiltrates Iran though ‘money and sex’ – supreme leader Khamenei - RT (November 25, 2015) Plastic surgery in Iran - The Economist (October 24, 2015) Tajikistan's First Online Sex Shop Tests Tastes, Traditions - RFE/RL (October 16, 2015) I was a temporary bride - The Guardian (July 11, 2015) Iran matchmaking site: Why is Tehran getting into the online dating business?
The Family planning and HIV/AIDS prevention programs rank highest in the region. Furthermore, newspapers and magazines also cover sex-related issues.
- BBC (December 9, 2014) Iran: Divorce parties take off in major cities - BBC (May 20, 2014) The Politics of Marriage in Contemporary Iran (Persian) - UCLA (October 25, 2009) The Politics of Marriage in Contemporary Iran - UCLA (October 23, 2009) Marriage and Divorce Under Iranian Family Law - UT (July 15, 2011) The cost of a divorce in Iran?
Your weight in gold - BBC (February 23, 2012) Sex is a major cause of divorce in Iran - BBC Persian (December 10, 2011) Iran's Divorce Rate Stirs Fears of Society in Crisis - NY Times (December 6, 2010) Mahmoud Ahmadinejad urges girls to marry at 16 - The Guardian (November 21, 2010) Iran to set up marriage bureaux - BBC (December 1, 2008) Iranian to pay 124,000-rose dowry - BBC (March 3, 2008) Consanguineous Marriages Prevalence of consanguineous marriages among Iranian Georgians (2010) Is consanguineous marriage religiously encouraged? (2006) Study of Youths' Knowledge, Behavior, and Attitude towards Consanguineous Marriages (2006) Modernization and Consanguineous Marriage in Iran (1994) Early Marriage Modernity and Early Marriage in Iran: A View from Within - JMEWS (2006) Human-Rights Activists Win Partial Victory In Battle Against Child Marriage (June 28, 2002) Child Marriage in the Context of Shia Iran (U.
Wisconsin (April 20, 2011) Turkish-German woman's Playboy cover stirs controversy - DW (April 21, 2010) Passion, Drive Pay Off for Iranian Bikini Designer - VOA (March 24, 2011) Iranian Censorship of Women's Online Magazines - OWNI (November 17, 2010) Italian seaside town planning miniskirt ban - BBC (October 24, 2010) Tajik government promotes ethnic clothing over Islamic - Central Asia Online (October 19, 2010) Austraila: City bans 'bare skin' at swimming lessons to appease Muslims - Infidels Are Cool (September 18, 2010) Lebanese poet Haddad pushes boundaries on erotica - BBC (September 13, 2010) Tala Raassi (Dar be Dar swimsuit) talks about her line and experience in Iran - Video (September 7, 2010) Iranian media warned after paper calls Carla Bruni-Sarkozy a 'prostitute' - The Guardian (August 31, 2010) Women appeal against 'impending hijab ban' at Tajik city market - UNCHR (August 24, 2010) Diplomat Recalled Over Alleged Iran Sex scandal - all Africa (July 8, 2010) The great Iranian cover-up - Times of India (July 5, 2010) Rima Fakih - The Daily Beast (May 19, 2010) | Video Extramarital sex 'causes more earthquakes', Iranian cleric claims - Telegraph (April 19, 2010) Married for a Minute - Mother Jones (March 2010) How I Survived 40 Lashes - Marie Claire (February 5, 2010) Interview with Zahra Amir Ebrahimi - BBC Persian (December 31, 2009) Kurdistan's 'Shakira' causes shock waves in her homeland - LA Times (October 19, 2009) 'Islam Needs a Sexual Revolution' - Spiegel (October 13, 2009) French ban Muslim woman from pool for wearing 'burkini' swimsuit - Telegraph (August 12, 2009) Iran rounds up 'porn site bosses' - BBC (April 16, 2009) Female Genital Mutilation Said To Be Widespread In Iraq's, Iran's Kurdistan - RFE/RL (March 10, 2009) Iranian police arrest pornographic film actors - The Guardian (March 4, 2009) Lipstick revolution: Iran's women are taking on the mullahs - The Independent (February 26, 2009) Muslim women in swimwear: An extension to freedom - Video (February 24, 2009) Asylum for lesbian on the run from Iran - The Independent (February 16, 2009) Diplomat arrested in Iran on car sex charge - CNN (February 6, 2009) Imagine Every Woman's a Nun - Rick Steves (January 2009) Premarital sex on rise as Iranians delay marriage, survey finds - The Guardian (December 29, 2008) Tehran in the eyes of the young - The Age (December 8, 2008) Bikini-free Islamic tourism booms in Turkey - Telegraph (July 7, 2008) Author jailed for writing ethnic romance as Iran's censors crack down on dissent - The Independent (March 15, 2008) UN agencies unite against female genital mutilation - UNICEF (February 27, 2008) Iran's Hedonistic Youth - Journeyman (February 18, 2008) Lecture addresses sexuality issues in Iran - U.
Delaware (October 9, 2007) Iran to defy west by executing sex offenders - The Guardian (July 11, 2007) Women Only on Iranian Holiday Island - Spiegel (February 23, 2007) The Burkini - Front Page Magazine (February 2, 2007) Between Two Worlds: 'My Name Is Iran' - NPR (January 9, 2007) Iranian actor in sex video scandal says ex-fiance faked footage - The Guardian (November 23, 2006) Outrage in Iran as actress does a "Paris" and her sex video ends up on the net - Daily Mail (November 11, 2006) Inside Iran : Sex And The City - San Francisco Chronicle (November 9, 2006) Iranian soap star faces lashing after sex tape made public - The Guardian (November 8, 2006) Sex and Taboos in the Islamic World - Spiegel (October 20, 2006) Germany gives Iran lesbian asylum - BBC (August 8, 2006) Execution of a teenage girl - BBC (July 22, 2006) Iranian women protest sexual discrimination - NY Times (June 13, 2005) Sexual revolutionaries - Salon Magazine (April 24, 2005) Lipstick and political resistance - SF Chronicle (March 13, 2005) Iran Girl Gets 100 Lashes For Sex - CBS (February 25, 2005) Drink, drugs and sex on the slopes: the secret world of Iranian youth - BBC Persian (May 8, 2004) Postcards from Iran: Tehran party - BBC (February 13, 2004) Sex patrol - Salon Magazine (March 9, 2001) Sex Change Iran's health insurers to pay for sex change operations - BBC (May 29, 2012) Sex change film from Iran wins award in US film festival - BBC (April 27, 2012) Sex-change Iranian actor returns to screens - The Guardian (March 19, 2010) Iran set to allow first transsexual marriage - The Guardian (September 11, 2009) Sex change in Iran - BBC (February 26, 2008) Iran's sex-change operations - BBC (January 5, 2005) Sex-change Iranian hates life as woman - The Guardian (June 20, 2000) Gender Identity Organization of Iran Be Like Others Documentary Sexual Minorities Iran: Discrimination and Violence Against Sexual Minorities - HRW (December 15, 2010) Iran: Treatment of lesbians - Canadian Immigration (July 1, 1999) Sexual Revolution Sexy spring: How group sex will liberate Iran, China - Salon (July 28, 2013) Janet Afary: Is the Islamic Republic of Iran Headed for a Sexual Revolution?
2009 (Preview)-by Shahla Haeri How to find a hot date in Tehran - join the traffic jam - The Guardian (July 14, 2008) Valentine's Day in Iran - PBS (February 14, 2006) Valentine's Day in Iran - NPR (February 12, 2004) Travail of Sexuality and Love in Modern Iran-By Afsaneh Najmabadi Love: Modern Discourses-By Afsaneh Najmabadi Online Dating Iran’s Dating Revolution - SBS (July 5, 2016) Love, Dating and Marriage in Iran on the Web - Newsweek (June 25, 2016) Iran's regime-approved matchmaking website promotes dating with traditional values - Telegraph (May 11, 2016) Iran matchmaking site: Why is Tehran getting into the online dating business?
- CS Monitor (June 16, 2015) Internet dating website launched by state - BBC (May 28, 2015) Meeting, Mating, and Cheating Online in Iran (Spring 2007)-by Pardis Mahdavi Matchmaking Sites Female Genital Mutilatio FGM in Iran Iran - Stop FGM Middle East Virginity Virginity Still a Commodity in Iran - Mianeh (February 4, 2011) There Are No Real Virgins in Tehran - Doublex (July 6, 2009) Recreating virginity in Iran - The Guardian (May 12, 2009) Information on virginity (chastity) tests (UNHCR) Pregnancy The sexual activity during pregnancy among a group of Iranian women-by M Shoja Premarital Sex Poll shows rise in premarital sex in Iran - Y Net (December 31, 2008) Premarital sex on rise as Iranians delay marriage, survey finds - The Guardian (December 29, 2008) Sexual Harrasment & Stalking Sexual harassment lawsuit filed against Voice of America - Politico (April 20, 2010) 'Harassed' Iran student arrested - BBC (June 20, 2008) Spy camera warning for Iran women - BBC (November 24, 2006) Women Stalking in Iran (PDF)-Explores the social and legal issues.
- JA , April 17, 2009 Stolen Kisses: Iran's Sexual Revolutions - Alternet (December 2, 2008) Passionate Uprisings Iran's Sexual Revolution (Online Book) Pardis Mahdavi talks about "Iran's Sexual Revolution" - UCLA (November 19, 2008) Foucault Foucault, the Frankfurt School, and Sexuality in Modern Iran-Lecture by Janet Afary Genus of Sex-Lecture by Afsaneh Najmabadeh Prostitution Inside ‘the Citadel,’ Iran’s Forgotten Red-Light District - Time Magazine (August 30, 2016) Experts say generation gap leading cause of runaways, prostitution in Iran - TB (October 10, 2014) Shahr No - BBC Persian (January 6, 2013) Iran sets sights on tackling prostitution - BBC (July 26, 2012) Dating site 'prostitution', says Iran - The Guardian (December 11, 2008) Prostitute Scandal Rattles Tehran Government - Spiegel (April 28, 2008) How To Spot a Persian Prostitute - Slate (April 23, 2008) Iran anti-vice chief 'in brothel' - BBC (April 16, 2008) Iran: The Story of Leila - BBC (November 22, 2007) Iran: Proposal Debated For Solving Prostitution With 'Chastity Houses' Prize-Winning Documentary Exposes Hidden Side Of Iranian Society Drugs and prostitution - Iran uncovered - BBC (December 11, 2002) Prostitution in Iran (Interview) - Entekhab Daily (June 11, 2002) Street prostitutes in Tehran (Gallery I) Street prostitutes in Tehran (Gallery II) Documented trafficking and/or prostitution rings in Iran (1995-2003) Prostitution Documentary Part I: Shahr No (Pahlavi Era) Prostitution Documentary Part II: Shahr No (Pahlavi Era) Prostitution Behind the Veil Documentary Sex Trade Trafficking in Persons Report 2014 (USDOS) Sex trafficking gang offered to sell young virgins to wealthy Arabs - The Guardian (September 14, 2010) Trafficking in Persons Report 2009 - Iran (UNHCR) Traffic Jam: Gender, Labor, Migration and Trafficking in Dubai - Wilson Center (October 09 2009) Epitaph: Documentary film on Iranian Sex Trade Youth Youth of Iran enjoy party lifestyle as hardline regime attitude relaxes - Mirror (July 3, 2014) Why Iran's youth don't fly the nest - TB (March 14, 2014) Youth in Iran: Inside and Out - NY Times (January 16, 2014) Youth in Iran Part 4: Crazy for Sports - Iran Primer (August 20, 2013) Youth in Iran Part 3: The Politics of Fashion - Iran Primer (August 19, 2013) Youth in Iran Part 2: Parkour Fever - Iran Primer (August 13, 2013) Youth in Iran Part 1: "The Determinators" - Iran Primer (August 9, 2013) Iran's youth drop the booze bomb - DW (May 27, 2013) Pinched Aspirations of Iran's Young Multitudes - NY Times (May 7, 2012) The Iranian Baby Boom - Slate (June 12, 2009) Iranian youth between two worlds - France24 (February 9, 2009) Iran's Hedonistic Youth - Journeyman (February 18, 2008) Iran: The Power of Youth - Spiegel (July 12, 2004) The Youth (Iran Primer) Diaspora Barriers to sexual health care: a survey of Iranian-American physicians in California, USA (July 2016) Concepts of sexuality and health among iranian women in Australia (March 2008) Iranian Immigrants' perceptions of sexuality in Canada - Canadian Journal of Human Sexuality (2007) Sexuality, Dating, and Double Standards: Young Iranian Immigrants in Los Angeles (IS) Sexuality in the Iranian American Community Sex & Fesenjoon (Iranian-American Blog) History Harem in ancient Iran (Iranica) Zoroastrianism & Sexual Hygiene Zoroastrianism & The seclusion of menstruating women Cleansing in Zoroastrianism (Iranica) Gender Reforms and Female Sexuality in the Pahlavi Era (Video)-Lecture by Dr.
Janet Afary Women of Pahlavi Era (Video) Women of Pahlavi Era (Gallery) Pahlavi Era: Miss Iran (Gallery) Women's Sports in Pahlavi Era (Gallery) Beauty, Love, and Sexuality in Qajar Iran Women's World in Qajar Iran More...
(September 2011) Illegal abortions in Iran - DW Persian (January 2, 2015) Honor Crimes Iran: Honour killings (Landinfo) Spouse Killings Spouse killings in Iran-by Nina Kristiansen Husband Murder on the Rise in Iran - Mianeh (November 26, 2010) Sex Education Love & Sexuality (DW Persian) Sex education eliminated from Iran universities (BBC Persian) The Iranian authorities are not squeamish about sex (The Guardian) Molding the Ideal Islamic Citizen (NY Times) Effect of Sexual Education on Sexual Health in Iran (ERIC) A Qualitative Assessment of the Sex Education Needs of Married Iranian Women Official Sex Education video I | Part II Youth and Sex Education (BBC Persian Video) Sex education in the Islamic Republic of Iran - CNN (September 8, 2011) The challanges of sex education in Iran - BBC Persian (July 16, 2011) Sexuality Education and female students in Iran - BBC Persian (January 1, 2005) Sex and Health (Video) Ashenaye Mahboub (Sex Education Films) Tanzim Khanevadeh Sexual Health Sexual Satisfaction and its Relation to Marital Happiness in Iranians Young People's Sexual & Reproductive Health in the Arab States & Iran Sexual and Reproductive Health (Columbia U.) Sexual Health (BBC) Sex and relationship advice (The Guardian) Sexual Dysfunctions & Counseling Psychosexual Therapist Dr. Maryam Mohebbi - Video Channel STD STD in Iran Frequency of Chlamydia trachomatis in Women with Cervicitis in Tehran, Iran Characteristics of gonorrhoea in Kermanshah, Iran A prospective study of genital infections in Hamedan, Iran HIV/AIDS Epidemiological Fact Sheet of Iran (Islamic Republic of) UNDP Iran UNAids: Iran Overview on HIV/AIDS and women in Iran-by Masoumeh Ebrahimi Tavani The age of aids: country profile: iran | PBS Iranian Health Minister Says HIV Infections Soaring - RFE/RL (December 2, 2013) Iran's HIV/Aids sufferers struggle for survival - BBC (December 3, 2012) HIV/AIDS in Iran Lecture - UCLA (January 9, 2007) Sex and shopping brings HIV crisis in Iran - The Guardian (January 3, 2007) Actress Mahtab Keramati appointed UNICEF National Ambassador - UNICEF (August 27, 2006) | Video New Website Provides Vital AIDS Information For Youth (March 15, 2005) Tehran Begins To Confront The 'Time Bomb' Of HIV/AIDS (November 10, 2003) Tackling Aids in Iran - BBC (March 20, 2002) AIDS Information Resource (Persian) Religion & Sexuality Sexuality In Islam Sex in Islam Modernity Islam and Modernity (PBS) Islam and Modernity (NTPI) Iran: between tradition and modernity-by Ramin Jahanbegloo Intellectual Discourse and the Politics of Modernization: Negotiating Modernity in Iran | Read an Excerpt Iran's intellectual encounter with modernity-by Farzin Vahdat Dr.
Abbas Milani lecture about Modernity Iranian Identity Iranain Identity: in three narratives-by Ahamd Ashraf Iranian Identity - BBC Persian (August 9, 2010) How to be an Iranian Today -Lecture by Dr.
Art Riza Abbasi Hossein Behzad Mahmoud Farshchian Literature Censoring an Iranian Love Story. by Shahriar Mandanipour | Lecture Iraj Mirza | Divan Erotic Literature (Iranica) Love & Sexuality in Persian Literature (DW Persian) The Ecstatic Poetry of Hafiz Persian Love Poetry Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam Omar Khayyam, A Lover in Heat Rumi Love Quotes Rumi: The Book of Love: Poems of Ecstasy and Longing Saadi & Sexuality (BBC Persian) Sex, lies and lithographs: An Iranian epic for the masses (CNN) A Woman Alone--Forough Farrokhzad Hila Sedighi: I'm iranian woman (Video) Film Circumstance (2010)-Directed by Maryam Keshavarz Dog Sweat 'Aragh-e Sagi' (2010)-Directed by Hossein Keshavarz In the Bazaar of Sexes (2009)-Directed by Sudabeh Mortezai My Tehran For Sale (2009)-Directed by Granaz Moussavi The Slap - Journey by train (2008)-Short directed by Ehsan Amani Niloofar (2008)-Sabine El Gemayal | Interview Be Like Others (2008)-Documentary directed by Tanaz Eshaghian Four Wives One Man (2007)-Directed by Nahid Persson Sarvestani Persepolis (2007) - Marjane Satrapi | Interview A Dowry for Mahrou (2006)-Directed by Samira Eskandarfa Fireworks Wednesday (2006) Love Iranian - American Style (2006) One Night (2005)-Directed by Niki Karimi | Reviews When Fish Fall in Love (2005)-Directed by Ali Rafiee Zarin (2005) - Shirin Neshat | Trailer Zohre & Manochehr (2004)-Directed by Mitra Farahani 20 Fingers (2004)-Directed by Mania Akbari The Color of Love (2003)-Directed by Maryam Keshavarz Divorce Iranian Style (1998)- Directed by Kim Longinotto and Ziba Mir-Hosseini Leila (1996)-Directed by Dariush Mehrjui The May Lady (1998)-Directed by Rakhshan Bani Etemad Nargess (1992)-Directed by Rakhshan Bani Etemad More...