Drop of child [iskat-1 cenin] includes both involuntary miscarriage and voluntary curetting. In all societies, from primitive to modern, a series of sanctions have been imposed concerning abortion.
This study first gives a brief comparative summary of cross-cultural perspectives on abortion. Then it elaborates on the Islamic-Ottoman legal systems with a view to understanding the place of abortion. The treatment of abortion is explicated through the cases surveyed from the shari'a court registers of Ottoman Bursa and Balike-sir
Omer Duzbakar ,
Abortion in the Islamic-ottoman legal systems,
J. Int. Soc. Hist. Islam. Med. 2006;
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