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Political-Social Movements: Feminist: Central Asia
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In the Muslim regions of the Russian Empire, the Woman Question was initially dealt with mostly at the beginning of the twentieth century and particularly after the revolution of 1905, or rather when the reforming Muslim Jadidist movement included the Woman Question in its political and social program. In these regions, the Muslim press contributed a great deal to the implementation of the question. The Central Asian intellectual Jadidists participated in the reform movement, but because they we…

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De Santi, Chiara, “Political-Social Movements: Feminist: Central Asia”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 01 March 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_EWICCOM_0129d>
First published online: 2009

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