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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2021) 17 (1): 121–124.
Published: 01 March 2021
... extramarital relations through sigheh . Yet even with this trend the stigma of sigheh did not disappear. Yaghoobi’s argument that women pay the ultimate price for transgressing their patriarchally defined roles again holds true, for in this film the sigheh woman dies in a car crash, to the relief of her...
Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2006) 2 (1): 65–94.
Published: 01 March 2006
... second and important factor aﬀecting the accuracy of the information on marriage in general and early marriage in particular is the practice of temporary marriage (mut‘a or sigheh), which is unique to the Shia sect and has been practiced in Shia Iran for centuries (Haeri 1989). A...
Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2008) 4 (2): 1–28.
Published: 01 July 2008
..., organ transplants, transgender surgery). Furthermore, ijtihad hhasas ultimately led to great heterogeneity of opinion and practice within the Shia community. Additionally, Shia Islam allows a form of temporary marriage called mut‘a (also called sigheh in Iran), which is not recognized...