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Islamic law still is observed there, but the tourism industry also is very powerful.
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"This is very worrying," FNC member Said al-Kitbi told AFP, adding that there are now more than 175,000 Emirati women who are over 30 and unmarried.Islamic law prohibits unmarried couples from living together. In theory, hotels should also not call you a cab or help you book a tour in which you will be alone with your partner.This is based on the Tawajed clause, which states that people of opposite sex cannot be alone together unless they're married or are family.By UAE standards, you are now considered to be an old maid.The problem, authorities in the Gulf state say, is that more and more women fall into this category: some 60 percent, according to the latest statistics, raising concerns among officials and sparking online debates as to why.