Women's reproductive health: monotheistic religious perspectives

  title={Women's reproductive health: monotheistic religious perspectives},
  author={Joseph G. Schenker},
  journal={International Journal of Gynecology \& Obstetrics},
  • J. Schenker
  • Published 1 July 2000
  • Philosophy
  • International Journal of Gynecology & Obstetrics

Assisted reproductive practice: religious perspectives.

  • J. Schenker
  • Philosophy
    Reproductive biomedicine online
  • 2005

Ethics, legal, social, counselling

It is important to those who practise reproductive techniques to learn about different religious perspectives related to reproductive health problems. Religious groups are active in influencing the

Religion and family planning

This paper presents the teachings of the most widespread religions in Europe with regard to contraception and reproduction and suggests that understanding these differences may result in more culturally competent delivery of care by health care providers.

Sexual and Reproductive Health in (Nigeria) Africa: Issues, Debate and Approaches

Human reproductive health is still at risk in Nigeria. In response to the problem, the Federal Government of Nigeria launched the National Reproductive Health Policy in 2001 to serve as the framework

Religious and cultural influences on contraception.

  • A. SrikanthanR. Reid
  • Sociology
    Journal of obstetrics and gynaecology Canada : JOGC = Journal d'obstetrique et gynecologie du Canada : JOGC
  • 2008

Access to assisted human reproductive technologies in the light of Islamic ethics

It has become necessary to deliberate and to devise a model for an appropriate structure, religious or otherwise, to guide infertile Muslim couples in sharing the benefits of modern human reproductive technologies, whilst also remaining true to the core principles of Islam.

Gender Selection: Cultural and Religious Perspectives

  • J. Schenker
  • Biology
    Journal of Assisted Reproduction and Genetics
  • 2004
Examination of current methods of preconceptual gender selection revealed that in vivo methods such as timing of intercourse, the use of ovulation induction medications, and artificial insemination do not appear to affect the sex ratio to a clinically significant degree.


The bioethical views of the RAA under Islamic tradition is examined and contrasted with those influenced by the Roman Catholic and Orthodox Judaic traditions.

Looking at infertility through the lens of religion and spirituality: a review of the literature

The literature on religion/spirituality and infertility from 1985 to the present is reviewed using Medline, CINAHL, PBSC, IBSS and ISI Web of Knowledge to draw attention to the religious perspectives of infertility and reproductive technologies.

Abortion law in Muslim-majority countries: an overview of the Islamic discourse with policy implications.

  • G. Shapiro
  • Political Science
    Health policy and planning
  • 2014
More lenient abortion laws may be achieved through disabusing individuals that the most authoritative texts unambiguously oppose abortion, highlighting more lenient interpretations that exist in certain Islamic legal schools, emphasizing significant actors that support abortion, and being mindful of policy frames that will not be well-received in Muslim-majority countries.