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Rights of fetus in muslim jurisprudence

Shuriye, Abdi Omar (2008) Rights of fetus in muslim jurisprudence. Australian Journal of Islamic Studies, 1 (2). pp. 23-33. ISSN 1834-6170

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Abstract

Fetus is a later phase of the unborn offspring. It is a scientific term coined to describe the period of the unborn after the embryonic stage. From the conception to the eighth week the development of the offspring is known as embryo. Muslim Jurisprudence regards the Janin (Fetus) as the first unit of human being; as such, it grants protection and reverence, it also confers a wide range of rights in order to safeguard the development, welfare and the security of the fetus.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 4669/9337
Uncontrolled Keywords: Fetus, Rights, Muslim, jurisprudence
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BP Islam. Bahaism. Theosophy, etc > BP1 Islam
K Law > KBP Islamic Law > KBP1 Islamic law.Shariah.Fiqh > KBP173.25 Islamic law and other disciplines or subjects
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Engineering > Department of Science
Depositing User: Abdi Omar Shuriye
Date Deposited: 22 Jul 2013 14:53
Last Modified: 22 Jul 2013 15:10
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/9337

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