Islam and family planning

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Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
Farzaneh Roudi-Fahimi
Publisher: 
Population Reference Bureau
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Washington, D.C.

Provides an overview of the family planning and modern contraception policies of Muslim countries. Reviews Islamic jurisprudence and justifications for sanctioning family planning and concludes that Islam should not be considered a barrier toward the increased use of contraception in Islamic communities.

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