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Reproduction: Health: Bangladesh and Pakistan
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Pakistan emerged as a new nation, on the heels of British colonial retreat from the subcontinent, in August 1947, as East and West Pakistan, two distant wings flanking India. Until December 1971, it existed as a single nation, using Islam as a principle of nationhood, glossi…

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Sanjam Ahluwalia and Hector Taylor, “Reproduction: Health: Bangladesh and Pakistan”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 07 December 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_COM_002202>
First published online: 2019

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