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Center for Southeast Asian Studies Friday Forum Lecture Series

Nina Nurmila, Professor of Gender and Islamic Studies at the State Islamic University (UIN) Bandung, Indonesia, and Commissioner of the National Commission on Violence Against Women (Komnas Perempuan) "Gender Discourse in Indonesian Islam"

Event Details

Friday, November 16, 2018
12-1:30 p.m.
This talk will briefly explain Indonesian context, when and how gender term came to Indonesia. As part of the global world Indonesia has been struggling to achieve gender equality, but the way to achieve it is different among feminist groups. Indonesia feminists can be divided into three groups: secular, Islamist and Muslim feminists. Secular feminists can be either Muslim or non-Muslim who tend to use national and international laws/conventions to achieve gender justice. Muslim feminists tend t