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Women's Studies Programs in Muslim Countries: Central Asia
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In Tajikistan, gender studies were launched in 1996. For the first time sociological research focused on gender roles within the family and the sources of gender inequality. Studies have looked at women's participation in entrepreneurship and women's legal status and local legislation on gender equality have been examined. The results of sociological research were published in a series of brochures called Women in Transition in Tajikistan . A statistical and analytical study of mode…

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Alimdjanova, Dinara, “Women's Studies Programs in Muslim Countries: Central Asia”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 26 September 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_EWICCOM_0152b>
First published online: 2009

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