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Reproductive behavior in Muslim countries

Mehtab S. Karim

Reproductive behavior in Muslim countries

by Mehtab S. Karim

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Published by Macro International, United Nations Population Fund in Calverton, Md, New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementMehtab S. Karim.
SeriesDHS working papers -- no.22
ContributionsInstitute for Resource Development. Demographic and Health Surveys., United Nations. Population Fund.
The Physical Object
Pagination51p. ;
Number of Pages51
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22838907M

reproductive behavior which could be described as Islamic. Islam as such seems to be neither a hindrance nor a stimulating factor in fertility decline. It seems that governments in most Muslim countries, due to a pragmatic thinking have adopted a positive .   Sisters in Islam suggest that pro-early marriage Muslims should be challenged over the use of the Prophet's marriage to Aishah as exemplary, while his marriage to Khadijah, who was 15 years his senior, is ignored. The campaigners also suggest contemporary Muslims shouldn't base marriage practices on an historical context.

The second argues that constraints on reproductive choice that exist in some Muslim countries are not inherently Islamic. Hey further argue that the egalitarian elements in the sacred texts should be the guide to a reinterpretation of the doctrine that would be fully compatible with ideas of human rights and reproductive choice. According to Islamic teachings, apart from having the right belief how important is it for a person to do good deeds? Doing good and having the right belief go hand in hand in Islam. In fact, doing good in practice is the proof of having the right belief in the heart.

Taliban, women in many other Muslim countries enjoy the right to work and to participate in public affairs and have far greater control over their reproductive lives. Still, the unmet needs among women in the Muslim world for reproductive health services, and for repro-ductive and other societal rights, are enormous. Islamic Doctrine and. – Reproductive health is critically important for women and yet minority women in Canada are less likely to use preventive health care services. The purpose of this paper is to increase understanding of the health behaviours of this minority population and, in particular, identify barriers to accessing reproductive health care services., – This study qualitatively analysed data from focus.


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Reproductive behavior in Muslim countries by Mehtab S. Karim Download PDF EPUB FB2

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Fourteen Muslim countries were explored for available national laws, regulations, and guidelines concerning assisted reproduction techniques (ART). These documents were studied with total consideration of the ethical and religious principles followed by Islamic religion.

This study found different types of legal documents issued by legislatives authorities, ethical committees, or professional Author: Chokri Kooli. Title: Reproductive Behavior in Muslim Countries [WP23] Author: Mehtab S.

Karim Keywords: USAID, ICF, reproductive behavior Created Date: 5/13/ AM. Muslim population will grow from per cent of the country's population in t o per cent in and about 18 per cent in Even after years.

As a consequence of the politicization of religion in India, the study of Islam in fertility is a highly sensitive issue. How do Muslim women make decisions relating to their fertility and practice of contraception.

How do factors as socio-cultural norms, socioeconomic constraints, national family planning policies, and Islamic legal tenets affect women's reproductive health behavior. In this paper, we will pay particular attention to Muslims in sexual and reproductive health care. This review reveals that knowledge about devout Muslims' own experience of sexual and reproductive health-care matters is limited, thus providing weak evidence for modeling of efficient practical guidelines for sexual and reproductive health care.

religion, sexual behavior and reproductive health in the malaysian adolescents/adults – a qualitative review Conference Paper (PDF Available) July with Reads How we measure 'reads'. This viewpoint, propagated through fatāwa issued in various countries in the MENA region, has contributed to the interpretation among some Muslims that the concepts of reproductive rights and family planning are Un-Islamic, or even pose a threat to the Muslim community (El Hamri,p).

Furthermore, the increasing power of Islamist. Many religions emphasize the importance of sexual morality. This article argues mating strategies are central to understanding religion. I highlight t. 1 day ago  “The issues of sex, sexuality and reproduction are taboo in many Southeast Asia countries, and perceived stigma and embarrassment can lead to a.

The right of non-Muslims to be protected against outside aggression in return for paying jizya., Poor and needy non-Muslims have the right to social security under Islamic Law. Examples from history where non-Muslims were provided from the public treasury., Receiving good treatment is the right of a non-Muslim under Islam, not just a matter of courtesy., Protection of life, property, and honor.

In Islamic Doctrine. Most who research sexuality in the Muslim world would agree that Islam is a critical factor in understanding sexual behavior; however, the exact significance of Islam is harder to pin down (Ilkkaracan ; Uhlmann ).Obermeyer claims that traditional Moroccan culture – like most cultures in the Muslim world – exhibits a fundamental contradiction between a.

This paper reports an analysis of how religion may influence reproductive behavior in 28 countries of sub-Saharan Africa.

In comparisons between Muslim and non-Muslim populations (including Catholics and other Christians as well as those with traditional religious beliefs), Muslim populations typically show higher fertility accompanied by preference for larger families, less use of.

Human sexual activity, human sexual practice or human sexual behaviour is the manner in which humans experience and express their engage in a variety of sexual acts, ranging from activities done alone (e.g., masturbation) to acts with another person (e.g., sexual intercourse, non-penetrative sex, oral sex, etc.) in varying patterns of frequency, for a wide variety of reasons.

In Islamic societies, issues related to sexual and reproductive health (SRH) are rarely discussed and considered sensitive subjects. This review aimed to identify any personal, religious, cultural, or structural barriers to SRH service and education among Muslim women worldwide.

A search for qualitative and quantitative studies was conducted on seven electronic databases. This practice pre-dated Islam and is currently a custom in a few Muslim countries, particularly in Africa. Only one hadith exists which specifically addresses FGM.

In Sunan Abu Dawud, Um Atiya said that the Prophet told a woman who performed circumcision in Medina to "not cut severely as that is better for a woman and more desirable for a.

about Islamic approaches to Reproductive Health program implementation in that Islamic country. It is hoped that his document will serve as a ready source for reference by both health care providers, managers of Reproductive Health programs and even ordinary receivers of health care services in the Muslim communities in Nigeria.

Young people constitute a significant proportion of the Iranian population. In the most recent national census (), there were approximately 16 million adolescents aged 10–19, accounting for 25% of the Iranian population, and 21 million young people aged 10–24, accounting for more than one third of the population.1 Due to such factors as a rapid increase in age at first marriage, there.

Muslim Religious Leaders as Partners in Fostering Positive Reproductive Health and Family Planning Behaviors in Yemen: A Best Practice The Extending Service Delivery (ESD) Project, funded by USAID’s Bureau for Global Health, is designed to address an unmet need for family planning (FP) and to increase the use of reproductive.

Adolescent Reproductive Health. The Population Action International (PAI) () stated that Iran had implemented national governmental programs on young people's sexual and reproductive health, such as compulsory premarital counseling programs for all couples wanting to marry This program also provides a useful model that would be culturally acceptable in other countries of the.

The key country-level indicator is the percentage Muslim within each country, which we took from the World Christian Database (WCD) and accessed through the Association of Religion Data Archives.

The WCD provides data on 18 different religious groups for a large number of countries.The sensitivities of sex-related issues in a Muslim-majority country create various types of barriers to sexual and reproductive health information, support and practices.

This study aims to gain understanding of knowledge, attitudes and behaviours of young women in Malaysia concerning reproductive, contraception and premarital sexual practices.Gender and Self in Islam by Etin Anwar Using philosophical analysis, this book explores the construction of gender in Muslim societies and its implication to the constitution of the self.

The root of the existing discourse of the hierarchical principle is examined as is the extent to which the process of human reproduction, especially the role of women in conception, contributes to an anti.