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Youth Culture and Movements: Indonesia: Fatayat-NU
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Fatayat-NU is an organization of young female Muslims, a wing of the biggest Islamic organization in Indonesia, Nahdlatul Ulama (NU). Fatayat was established in 1950 in Surabaya by the decree of the Central Board of Nahdlatul Ulama No. 574/U/Feb/1950 and was announced publicly in the same year in Jakarta. Founded by three women, Murtasijah of Surabaya, Khuzaimah of Gresik, and Aminah Mansur of Sidoarjo, East Java (PP Fatayat-NU 1984, 42–3), Fatayat-NU may be categorized as an Islamic female Musl…

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Dara Affiah, Neng, “Youth Culture and Movements: Indonesia: Fatayat-NU”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 07 December 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_EWICCOM_00371>
First published online: 2009

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