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Health and Reproductive Health: Overview
(5,985 words)

This entry explores, in historical comparative perspective, political orientations and activities pertaining to women, gender, reproductive health, and health over the life course in societies with majority Muslim populations. It describes scholarly interpretations of Islamic doctrine on issues concerning marital sexuality, reproduction,…

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Yount, Kathryn M., “Health and Reproductive Health: Overview”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 25 September 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_EWICCOM_0177>
First published online: 2009

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