The right to reproduction (giving birth) is considered a sacred right for the spouses with the aim of forming an integrated and cohesive family.
It is a natural extension of the right of both marriage and life alike.
Therefore, international conventions and declarations and local constitutions were keen on guaranteeing and safeguarding it. This right is a common one for both spouses. Who should be able to control the reproduction preocess and monitor it in order to have the number of children they are looking for and willing to up-bring and educate? However. Exercising such right is not absolute since the state has the right to be reassured about the health of its children and future subjects. As such, a umber of countries have imposed medical chick up before marriage and the states legislations differ towards the issue of abortion.
Shatnawi, Dr.Ali Khattar
"The Right to Procreate for Married Couples - حق الزوجين في الإنجاب,"
Journal Sharia and Law: Vol. 2001:
15, Article 6.
Available at: https://scholarworks.uaeu.ac.ae/sharia_and_law/vol2001/iss15/6