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Sex selection in Islamic perspective

Haneef, Sayed Sikandar Shah (2018) Sex selection in Islamic perspective. Encyclopedia of Islamic Bioethics on Oxford Islamic Studies Online. pp. 1-7.

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Abstract

Sex selection, which refers to any fertility technology or technique that attempts to control the gender of a child, has changed the traditional landscape in human reproduction. The questions associated with this choice have made it a topic for heated debate among ethicists. The most important ethical question that it raises from a religious perspective is that it infringes upon God`s authority over sex formation of the embryo. This entry therefore attempts to examine the Islamic juridico-ethical position on sex selection technology.

Item Type: Article (Electronic Media)
Additional Information: 3049/64848
Uncontrolled Keywords: Sex selection, Islamic perspective
Subjects: K Law > KBP Islamic Law
K Law > KBP Islamic Law > KBP1 Islamic law.Shariah.Fiqh
K Law > KBP Islamic Law > KBP1 Islamic law.Shariah.Fiqh > KBP173.25 Islamic law and other disciplines or subjects
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes: Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences > Department of Fiqh and Usul al-Fiqh
Depositing User: Prof. Sayed Sikandar Shah Haneef
Date Deposited: 30 Jul 2018 16:15
Last Modified: 30 Jul 2018 16:15
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/64848

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