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Freedom of Expression: Australia
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This entry is concerned with the ways in which Muslim women in Australia experience religious racism as a restriction on their freedom of religious expression. Recently a number of initiatives have tried to gather information on levels of religious racism and have tried to address related issues (New South Wales Anti Discrimination Board 2003, DIMIA 2003, HREOC 2004, Dunn 2003). Schools are places where young Muslim women experience particularly high levels of racism; however, many Muslim women …

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Imtoual, Alia, “Freedom of Expression: Australia”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 27 March 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_EWICCOM_0081a>
First published online: 2009

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