Abortion and Islam: Policies and Practice in the Middle East and North Africa

@article{Hessini2007AbortionAI,
  title={Abortion and Islam: Policies and Practice in the Middle East and North Africa},
  author={Leila Hessini},
  journal={Reproductive Health Matters},
  year={2007},
  volume={15},
  pages={75 - 84}
}
  • L. Hessini
  • Published 1 January 2007
  • Political Science, Medicine
  • Reproductive Health Matters
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