Strange Sex Stories from the Muslim World.
"Parents marry off their daughters to be relieved of the cost of their care or because they believe a husbands family can offer better protection," UNICEF said. "Families also seek dowry payments to cope with conflict-related hardship." Horror cases abound. A father ran out of cash while buying qat — leaves habitually chewed as a stimulant in Yemen — so he gave his daughter to the dealer in marriage. Another man married off his daughter three times in two years for repeated dowries, all before she turned 18. In another case, a child bride who had been handed over by her father in exchange for a taxi bled to death after being forced to have sex days after her wedding. Marrying off young daughters for the dowry in Yemen : As civil war grinds on in Yemen and families become destitute, one option to decrease expenses and raise capital is to marry off pre-pubescent girls. Sudarsan Raghavan reports from Khamer, Yemen, for the Washington Post about Fayrouz Ahmed Haider, 10 or 11 years old: Fayrouzs mother needed a blood transfusion. The family sold their belongings after fleeing airstrikes in the northern city of Saada last year. But the money raised was not enough to pay their debts to the hospital and relatives. Their shy daughter, a shade under 4 feet tall, became their only source of income. "We needed the money from the dowry," said her father, Ahmed Haider Sayed. "Or else, I would never have married her off." Due to her extreme youth, Fayrouzs husband had to sign a document promising not to consummate their marriage until she reached puberty. He paid $2,000 for her dowry, with $400 more at a future date. However, after the wedding, when they reached her husbands home, he started to flirt with her and ordered her to get into his bed. Scared, she ran into a bedroom and locked herself inside. "He wanted to sleep with me," Fayrouz said. "But I ran so fast. I called my father and he called my grandfather." Her grandfather, who lived in the same town, came immediately. "They acted innocent in front of my grandfather," Fayrouz recalled. "When he arrived, I was dressed, packed and ready to leave." They returned to Khamer. But shes still married. Theres no way her parents can afford to return the dowry money. "Shes staying with us until she reaches puberty," said Fayrouzs father, adding that her in-laws will pay the remaining $400 only after she returns.
Although Mia Khalifa is brand new to the porn industry, entering in October of 2014, she has made a huge name for herself. Not only have searches for her increased by 2129 percent in the last year, but on the top searched list she’s jumped 197 spots, putting her in first place The deepest differences between Muslims and Westerners concern not politics but sexuality. Each side has a long history of looking at the others sexual mores with a mixture of astonishment and disgust. (The term termagant sums up the surprising way Westerners saw Muslim women before the seventeenth century.) Here are some examples of customs and social attitudes from the Muslim side of the divide (in reverse chronological order) that have me, for one, shaking my head. I have made sure only to include instances in this weblog entry that represent a general outlook, and not just a single persons idiosyncrasy, anecdotes that reflect the Sharia or societal consensus, not deviants and outcasts. Somali mother of eight stoned to death for taking a second husband : Somalias Al-Shabaab had Habiba Ali Isak, 30 and the mother of eight children, publicly stoned to death in the southern town of Sakow, Jubba, for having cheated on her husband by taking a second husband. Mohamed Abu Abdalla, Al-Shabaabs ruler in Jubba, explained that "Her legal husband brought the case to the court. She admitted she illegally married a second husband. According to the Islamic Sharia she was publicly stoned to death this afternoon." Meanwhile, the offending second husband fled. (October 26, 2017) Young Girls Married off in War-Torn Yemen : Child marriages are increasing drastically in Yemen, due to the civil war and the poverty and the displacement it caused. , fueled by a war that has thrown society into turmoil. UNICEF reported in March, as paraphrased by the Associated Press, that. early marriage in Yemen has become "alarmingly widespread." In a survey conducted in September in six provinces, 72 percent of female respondents said they got married before 18 — compared with around 50 percent in surveys before the war — and about 44 percent said they were wedded before they turned 15, the organization said.