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Religious Laws: Public observance of any religion other than Islam is prohibited. Religious gatherings such as Bible study groups are prohibited; however, a family unit may practice its religion, including Bible readings, within its residence. It is against the law to invite or encourage Maldivian citizens to attend these gatherings. Offenders may face jail sentences, expulsion, and/or fines.
Four theories about cultural suppression of female sexuality are evaluated. Data are reviewed on cross-cultural differences in power and sex ratios, reactions to the sexual revolution, direct restraining inﬂuences on adolescent and adult female sexuality, double standard patterns of sexual morality, female genital surgery, legal and religious restrictions on sex, prostitution and pornography, and sexual deception. The view that men suppress female sexuality received hardly any support and is ﬂatly contradicted by some ﬁndings. Instead, the evidence favors the view that women have worked to stiﬂe each other’s sexuality because sex is a limited resource that women use to negotiate with men, and scarcity gives women an advantage.
What should the US be doing?
So, if other countries want to live as if they are in the middles ages, it's none of our business as long as the people don't spread that crap into our country. If another civilized country wants to intervene on behalf of people like this young girl, we will support them, but our elected officials are NOT hired to be the world police.