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CeFH lunch seminar: Social determinants of health, birth rate and induced abortions among Muslims in Norway

Presentation by Bushra Ishaq, Norwegian School of Theology, Religion and Society

Presentation by Bushra Ishaq, Norwegian School of Theology, Religion and Society


12. Jun | 2020

11:00-12:00
Seminar
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Speaker: Bushra Ishaq, Norwegian School of Theology, Religion and Society
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Host: Siri Håberg

Biography

Bushra Ishaq is PhD student at the Norwegian School of Theology, Religion and Society working on the project "Bioethical convictions, political belonging and religious practices – a study among Muslim women in Norway". By training she is educated as an MD, but she have also worked extensively with interreligious dialogue - both institutionally and in the civil society for past ten years. In her research project she aim to study if there is an association between islamic practice and identity, and health determinants. In addition, she is studying the issue of induced abortion among Muslim women in Norway. She also have a particular interest in Medical ethics, Islamic bioethics and human dignity.

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The Centre for Fertility and Health is a Centre of Excellence (SFF) at the Norwegian Institute of Public Health.