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Yasmin name changed is a confident A-Level student who is glad she has lost her virginity. She says for her it is simply a case of having sex with someone she chooses. She knows that when she is older she will enter into an arranged marriage and she is happy to do that, as she does not want the risk of being ostracised by her parents and extended family.
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Here's a shocker: Virginity is cooler than it used to be among teens and young adults. At least that's what entertainment giant MTV, creator of Teen Mom and 16 and Pregnant, is hoping as it aired this week the first of a series called Virgin Territory featuring 15 young women and men in their late teens and early 20s who haven't had sex. Some of those 15 want to lose their virginity soon.
There are eleven of them who live in the family home, next to a mosquito-infested pond in a poor, rural community in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. She loves to read fairy tales but she frowns a lot and her eyes have a haunted gaze. At the age of ten, she was locked in a guesthouse bedroom for days, at the mercy of a British paedophile.
Women are encouraged to be submissive and chaste to avoid unwanted sexual attention, men are encouraged to be outgoing and are praised for wilfully scoping out the market of women and I say market because the construction of sexual politics positions women as desirable objects or goods that must be thoroughly examined for flaws and breakages before purchasing It seems that there are unspoken rules that construct and dictate how the sexual conduct of each gender is to be dealt with in the South Asian, Muslim community and thus has emerged generations upon generations of double-standards. I can't pretend that the stated community aren't obsessed with the sexual behaviour of women.
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When you haven't had sex for the first timethe age that you lose your virginity can seem like a huge deal. But in all honesty, it shouldn't be. When you choose to have sex for the first time is up to you.
It seems that countries in South East Asia and Oceania are more likely to be older at their first sexual experience, whereas countries in South America are likely to be younger, according to Durex's The Face of Global Sex. In the UK, The lowest for this measure was Indonesia with More: Can we guess your age with how much sex you have?