Pakistan: Ulema and Family Planning

Metroblogging Islamabad on a seminar on Ulema's views on family planning. “The research showed that many Ulema did not support family planning as it meant to them limiting the number of children one can have, which is not permissible in Islam. However, majority of them believed that Islam permits birth spacing. It was observed that high the level of formal education among Ulema, the greater was the perception that Islam approved family planning”

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