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Education: Women’s Religious: Indonesia
(13,146 words)

Abstract

Muslim girls and women in Indonesia today enjoy a wide range of opportunities to learn about Islam, both informally in the family and community and formally through religious schools, colleges and universities. Traditional institutions for religious education mainly educated boys and young men, although some girls did attend religious schools. Over the course of the tw…

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Jackson, Elisabeth, “Education: Women’s Religious: Indonesia”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 27 May 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_EWICCOM_001454>
First published online: 2013



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