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Law of Desire by Shahla Haeri
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Explains the practice of temporary marriage, mostly in Iran. It's often used as a cover to legitimize prostitution or rape-- although it can be innocent, allowing an man and woman who aren't related to spend time togehter free from veils and without chapperones.

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February 24, 2007 – Shelved

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