Research Article The Nexus between the Temporary Marriage and Early Child Marriages Kameel Ahmady www.kameelahmady.com         Kameel.ahmady@gmail.com   Abstract The present study is a step towards deeper understanding of the phenomenon of Temporary Marriage (TM) and its role in promoting early Child Marriages (ECM) in Iran. The article reveals that traditional families wish to control…

Research Article The Politics of Culture-Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting in Iran KameelAhmady City: Tehran/London, Country: Iran/ UK Kameel.ahmady@gmail.com Abstract Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C) is rooted in patriarchal and traditional cultures as a communal experience signifying a transition from girlhood to womanhood. This is an integral part of the societies where patriarchy still exists. However, the conversations…

Prevalence of Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting in Iran Harmful Traditions Practice: A Comprehensive Study on female genital mutilation Kameel Ahmady City: Tehran/London, Country: Iran/ UK www.kameelahmady.com Kameel.ahmady@gmail.com Abstract A comprehensive study was undertaken to investigate, explore, and analyse the existence of Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C) in Iran. The time span of this study began in 2005…

 It is important to stress that FGM is mainly associated with Sunni Kurds of Shafi’i sect who speak the Sorani dialect, and not those in the Kurdish Kermanji speaking areas of Iran, Iraq, Turkey and Syrian Kurdistan, even though they are also Shafi’i Muslims.