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Political Regimes: Tajikistan Early to Mid-20th Century
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In 1924, the Soviet regime launched an unprecedented campaign to forcibly emancipate Muslim women throughout Central Asia. The goal of the campaign was to eradicate various patriarchal practices deemed to b…

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Zamira Abman, “Political Regimes: Tajikistan Early to Mid-20th Century”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 05 June 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_COM_002190>
First published online: 2019

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