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Fatayat seeks to level field with NU clerics

  • The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Tue, July 6 2010 | 11:35 am

PREMIUM Women's activists within Nahdlatul Ulama (NU), dubbed the most influential Islamic organization in Indonesia, on Sunday said more discussion was needed between them and the NU's male-dominated board of clerics to prevent the issuance of edicts that discriminated against women. During its national congress in Makassar, NU clerics issued an edict supporting the practice of female circumcision, ...