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Education: Modern: India
(6,349 words)

Introduction

The poor status of education for India’s Muslims, women and men, is integrally related to many linked factors in a community of over 160 million that differs between regions in language, caste, and culture. These factors include low socioeconomic status and discriminatory policies or inaction by the Indian state. Women’s education is especially impacted by …

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Suchitra Samanta, “Education: Modern: India”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 18 September 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_COM_002135>
First published online: 2017



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