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Reproduction: Health: Indonesia
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While Indonesia is not an Islamic state, it is home to the largest Muslim population in the world. Geographically, Indonesia spans over 5,000 kilometers from east to west and is constituted of over 17,000 islands, 6,000 of which are inhabited. The population has now reached 237 million and Indonesia is the world’s fourt…

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Bennett, Linda Rae and Barnard, Emma, “Reproduction: Health: Indonesia”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 25 September 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_EWICCOM_001432>
First published online: 2012

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