Posts tagged "united arab emirates"

New Moms In The UAE Are Now Required To Breastfeed For Two Years

New mothers in the United Arab Emirates are now required by law to breastfeed their babies for two years, according to a clause in the country’s Child Rights law. Mothers…

Jessica Wakeman | January 31, 2014 - 4:00 pm

Husbands Can Hit Wives As Long As They Don’t Leave Marks, UAE Court Rules

Good news, domestic abusers! An Islamic court in the United Arab Emirates has ruled a husband or father can “discipline” his wife and children as long as he does not…

Jessica Wakeman | October 18, 2010 - 4:50 pm

Having Sex On The Beach Could Get You Arrested

Even though we gave you a few tips for having sex on the beach, we don’t recommend using them if you’re visiting Dubai. MIchelle Palmer, a 30-year-old British woman who…

Catherine Strawn | July 9, 2008 - 3:00 pm