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===Laws & Social Stigmas===
Although premarital sex is illegal in the UAE, you You can typically buy oral contraceptives as (birth control pills) without a single woman prescription in Dubai. While you technically need to be married to use condoms, this does not seem to be widely enforced, and you should be able to purchase condoms at supermarkets, gas stations, grocery stores and pharmacies. Note that this is not the case throughout UAE, and you will need to show proof of marriage in places like Abu DhabiUnited Arab Emirates. In Dubai, there have been some reported cases of the following: women being asked for marriage certificates before buying contraception, women being asked for their husband's permission before receiving contraception, and women being reported by pharmacists to authorities for buying contraception while being unmarried. These stories have been especially covered in the British media. Yet many single women of Dubai report little to no problems when purchasing contraception and <ref>[http://wwwocsotc.thenational.aeorg/uaewp-content/healthuploads/pharmacists-debunk-claims-worldmap/worldmap.html Global Oral Contraception Availability]</ref> No matter if you're married or single, locals report that-unmarried-women-cannot-you can buy-contraceptives-birth control pills. Although premarital sex is illegal in-dubai Dubai pharmacists have contested this story]. Howeverthe UAE, it may be recommended to wear you can typically buy pills as a "wedding ring" if you are indeed single and wish to purchase contraception to avoid questioning or slut-shaming. See this [https://witness.theguardian.com/assignment/51de9472e4b086e88379b397/419910 Guardian article] for detailswoman in Dubai.
The same holds true for condoms. While you technically need to be married to use condoms, this does not seem to be widely enforced, and you should be able to purchase condoms at supermarkets, gas stations, grocery stores and pharmacies. Note that this is not the case throughout UAE, and you will need to show proof of marriage in places like Abu Dhabi.
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