Sex and Beyond: Saudi Arabia

This blog is blocked in Saudi Arabia. It is written by a Saudi professor. It has been hit by 173 countries worldwide. It has been translated into 7 languages.

Sex and Saudi Sheep

If one gets a male baby, he kills two sheep and give thier meat to poor people or make a dinner party for friends where the whole meat is cooked … Continue reading

January 8, 2014 · 3 Comments

Sex and Saudi Post-Birth Expenses

After giving birth, a woman stays in her parents’ house for an almost month. During this time, the husband is supposed to finance her. This happens either by giving £400 … Continue reading

January 8, 2014 · 6 Comments

Sex and Saudi Post-Childbirth

In Saudi Arabia, when a woman gives birth for the first time, she stays at her parents’ house for 50 days for recovery. If, however, this is not her first … Continue reading

December 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

Sex and Saudi Disabled Children

It is reported by some interviewees that, if some Saudi families have a newborn child who is disabled, then they immediately send him/her off to other countries (e.g. Syria), so … Continue reading

December 2, 2013 · 4 Comments

Sex and Saudi Foster Care

In yesterday’s post, I mentioned that some Saudi families would permanently send off their newborn children to another country so as to avoid the reputation for having a genetic disorder … Continue reading

September 25, 2013 · 2 Comments

Sex and Saudi Forty Days of Pregnancy

Four Saudi women I interviewed believe that, after forty days of pregnancy, the woman starts to dramatically hate or love certain things and even certain people, and her ability to … Continue reading

September 1, 2013 · 2 Comments

Sex and Saudi Backup

In the west, if one’s wife cannot give birth, he might not mind, might adopt a child or get a divorce. In Saudi Arabia, there is an additional option, which … Continue reading

August 29, 2013 · 12 Comments

Sex and Saudi Father

In Saudi Arabia, mothers can take parental leave whereas fathers cannot. This can be seen as another sign of Saudi discrimination against men in favour of women.

August 23, 2013 · 3 Comments

Sex and Saudi Upbringing

Saudi men are known for liking to have many children. This is because it is believe that, when one has many children, he becomes powerful. For example, when a stranger … Continue reading

August 23, 2013 · 1 Comment

Sex and Saudi Victim

A friend of mine believed that: Saudis grow up with the media representing the west as a sexually very open society. Western women are represented as being sexually easy. Western … Continue reading

August 14, 2013 · 1 Comment

Sex and Saudi Cousin

It is common in Saudi Arabia that one gets married to an immediate cousin. Some do so by choice whereas others are somehow forced into it. Some, while growing up, … Continue reading

August 9, 2013 · 3 Comments

Sex and Saudi Abortion

A medical consultant stated in a Saudi newspaper that, although the law in Saudi Arabia does not allow abortion, Saudi women do have abortions secretly. He shows concern that women … Continue reading

May 6, 2013 · 9 Comments


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