Have you ever considered how to nurture your student's or child's faith in Islam through a health education curriculum? This series delves into the wisdom underlying Islamic practices and beliefs, showcasing how they are precisely formulated by the One, all-wise and all-knowing Creator. Since this book falls within the category of health education, it addresses important health topics while adopting an Islamic perspective. These topics are presented with a focus on their relevance, engaging pedagogy, and age-appropriateness.
The series offers insights and answers to numerous questions confronting Muslim youth residing in Western contexts, such as the United States. Moreover, it endeavors to provide solutions for the challenges that Muslim communities encounter in multicultural and multi-religious environments. Additionally, it serves to reaffirm fundamental Islamic concepts and their authentic purpose.
Level 6 presents topics designed for students aged 14 years and older. The Sexual Health Unit delves further into the topic of marriage and its related matters in Islam. It explores the methods for establishing a robust and healthy relationship between spouses, commencing with Islamic marriage etiquette and concluding with discussions on marital rights, marital conflict, pregnancy, contraception, and abortion, in addition to many health issues related to these topics.
The discussed topics: Unit A: SEXUAL HEALTH PART II: Chapter 1: MARRIAGE Section 1: Seeking a Spouse Section 2: Fiqh of Marriage Section 3: Marital Conflict
Chapter 2: PREGNANCY Section 1: Phases of Pregnancy Section 2: Labor & Birth Section 3: Pregnancy Health Section 4: Fiqh of Pregnancy and Newborns
3. CONTRACEPTION & ABORTION Section 1: Understanding Contraception in Islam Section 2: Types of Contraception Section 3: Fiqh of Abortion
Please note that the topics are presented in an age-appropriate manner. Teachers are also advised to review the rest of the levels in the series, as these topics are discussed differently in other levels so that teachers have a comprehensive picture of the topics presented.