The most important contacts between men and women take place inside the family, and the only way of relating properly to a person of the other sex with whom one does not share blood is through marriage.
The final report confirmed that the operation had been performed properly according to the standards of these operations.
They received prison sentences ranging from six months to 18 years.
Both governmental and oppositional newspapers were bringing critical and supportive comments; they were informing about the development of the case, but many of them also became the vehicles of a heated debate between partisans and opponents of the operation, even if the opponents were almost invariably in the majority.
Egyptian officials have had a hard time facing up to the problem.
No matter what the interpretation is, the Turin erotic papyrus is one of the most important documents we have in udnerstanding sex in ancient Egypt.
Sally is neither the first nor the latest person to have undergone such an operation, but she is by far the most famous: few people in Egypt who occasionally read a newspaper have never heard about Sally.
Responding to this remark, al-Azhar issued a declaration stating that it had set up a special committee for the investigation of the case, and when, a couple of months before the operation, the committee had examined Sayyid performing among other things an ultra? The dowry was an unimaginably large sum for the family — several annual salaries.