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Population Planning and Policies: Sub-Saharan Africa
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Muslims make up approximately 30 percent of the entire population of Sub-Saharan Africa and this number continues to increase, largely through population growth rather than through migration or conversion (Quinn and Quinn 2003, 6). There are eight Sub-Saharan African countries with majority Muslim …

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Renne, Elisha P., “Population Planning and Policies: Sub-Saharan Africa”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 29 November 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_EWICCOM_0186f>
First published online: 2009

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