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Education: National Curricula: Indonesia
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The nation-state of Indonesia is the largest Muslim-majority country and the fourth largest country in the world in terms of population: 238 million in 2010 (BPS 2011a). Indonesia is an education success story – particularly with regard to the education of women. At the end of the colonial era, only about 2 percent of Indonesian women we…

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Parker, Lyn, “Education: National Curricula: Indonesia”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 04 October 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_EWICCOM_001435>
First published online: 2012

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