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Religious Associations: Malaysia and Indonesia
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Much has been written about gender and Islam in recent decades. The upsurge of interest in this topic is influenced by people's attempt to understand the position of men and women in Islam and their interrelations, which have become the subject of repeated controversy. One view is that Islam guarantees equality of the sexes in all matters of vital concern (Qur…

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Makol-Abdul, Pute Rahimah and Rahman, Saodah Abdul, “Religious Associations: Malaysia and Indonesia”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 04 December 2022 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_EWICCOM_0142c>
First published online: 2009

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