“If you really want to know a people, you start by looking inside their bedrooms.” - Sheeren El Feki
In this fascinating TED talk, Dr. Sheeren El Feki explores the nature of sex and sexuality in the modern Arab world. Of course, most people recognize that the Middle East currently holds pretty conservative sexual values, including the idea that sex is only acceptable within the context of marriage, that a woman's virginity is a matter of family honor, and that matters of sex should not be openly discussed. However, what you may not realize is that this wasn't always the case. In fact, this trend toward sexual conservatism is a relatively recent phenomenon. Check out the video below to learn more.
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