Try out PMC Labs and tell us what you think. Learn More. Sexual practices as an important aspect of reproductive health have many physical and psychological effects on people's lives, there is limited evidence on such practices and their pattern among Iranian women. Hence we aimed to determine different types of sexual practices among 19—45 year old married Iranian women. This cross-sectional study was conducted among married women, aged 19—45 years, attending Taleghani Public Health Center for annual gynecologic examination during November to May using convenient sampling. The participants were enquired about their experience regarding different types of sex, as well as their views and feelings about such practices, using an anonymous questionnaire.
More women in Iran are forgoing marriage. One reason? The men aren’t good enough
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Metrics details. To explore sexually related information, motivation, and behaviors that Iranian newly married couples utilized through their marital lives. Content analysis was used to analyze the data. The participants highlighted information needs related to their sexual relationships and services that should be provided by the relevant programs in the educational and national health system.
Can Iran 'control' its cohabiting couples?
Fariba Parsa. Sex tourism and sex trafficking in Iran are increasing. One contributing cause is the practice of sigheh. While sigheh is often justified using moral terms, in practice it is a legal loophole for prostitution. The problems associated with sigheh are rampant, but there is almost no research or data about this legalized form of sexual exploitation and about the lives of its victims in Iran.
Then in her late 20s and rebounding from a string of broken relationships, Fahimeh Azadi moved alone into an apartment in working-class southern Tehran. Still, Azadi had to balance independence with caution. She ascended the staircase only when it was clear of neighbors and admonished visiting friends to walk on tiptoes to avoid attracting attention.