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This Week in Sex: Have the Japanese Really Stopped Having Sex?

Haluk Murat Demirel, a 38-year-old woman in Turkey, has opened the country’s first halal sex shop online.

In this international edition of This Week in Sex, we look at the recent hubbub about sex in Japan, learn what makes an online sex store halal, and look at a program trying to overcome sexual taboos in Vietnam.

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We Are All the Antithesis of Our Parents in Some Way

Phy's mother and granduncle.

My mother grew up during the war and could not afford new clothing, so she over-compensated by making us wear suits to school.

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Vietnam’s Two-Child Policy: Bad for Women, Bad for the Country

A newly-enforced policy of population control is directly at odds with Vietnam’s concerns about the country’s growing gender imbalance.

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Youth in Vietnam Ignored by PEPFAR

The Sexuality Information and Education Council of the U.S. releases a report today on PEPFAR (President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief) policies and how they're affecting efforts in Vietnam.

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