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January 10, 2011

Pakistan Sex Ed Book for Muslims Stirs Controversy

Sex Education for Muslims—a new book by Mobin Akhtar, an 81-year-old psychiatrist in Pakistan, which seeks to teach about sex from an Islamic perspective—has caused controversy in the country, BBC News reports. Akhtar says that few bookstores are willing to sell his book and no newspapers will print paid ads for it. The book includes basic sex ed, as well as Akhtar’s interpretation of Islamic thinking on topics such as masturbation and marital problems.

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