Janet Afary responds

Written by: Janet Afary


Janet Afary responds to Nawal El Saadawi’s post above; read it here.

“In Tehran and the big cities, young people might obtain a simple certificate of temporary marriage to avoid the morality police when they go to the Caspian Sea resort for summer vacation. They then annul the vow when they get home.”

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About the Author: Janet Afary

Janet Afary is a professor of religious studies and feminist studies at UC Santa Barbara and author of Sexual Politics in Modern Iran (2009)....

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