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Environment: Overview
(4,491 words)

Growing interest in women's role in environmental issues in the Islamic world is closely linked to the environmental debates in the West. Reflecting this fact, this entry traces significant environmental frameworks in the West first, followed by Islamic views about the role of women in environmental protection and environmental protection practice in the Islamic world.

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Sakai, Minako, “Environment: Overview”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 30 September 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_EWICCOM_0257>
First published online: 2009

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