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Domestic Violence: Indonesia
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Indonesia is the largest Muslim-majority country in the world; Muslims comprise about 87 percent of the population. Domestic violence is probably the most common form of gender-based violence in Indonesia. It has only very recently been nam…

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Parker, Lyn, “Domestic Violence: Indonesia”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 27 September 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_EWICCOM_001452>
First published online: 2013

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