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Middle East and North Africa
What are some of the assumptions those in the West have about sex and the Middle East? A vibrant underground continues to flourish in private, and sometimes even in the open, in the local, strongly rooted communities I have lived and worked in, despite the strange, faceless, sexless rules the minority fundamentalists want to put over public life. However, it is very difficult to make broad generalizations about the whole region, and that is precisely what the book tries to show. This creates a whole climate where everything is haram forbiddenayb shameful. Polish women counter Nazis on the streets. Italy names Egyptian agents as murder suspects.