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By Mareike J. Winkelmann

Within the aftermath of 11th of September Islamic seminaries or madrasas obtained a lot media cognizance in India, commonly due to the alleged hyperlink among madrasa schooling and kinds of violence. but, whereas considerable details on madrasas for boys is on the market, related associations of Islamic studying for women have for the higher half escaped public cognizance so far.This learn investigates how madrasas for ladies emerged in India, how they range from madrasas for boys, and the way girl scholars come to interpret Islam in the course of the teachings they obtain in those colleges. Observations recommend that, subsequent to the professional curriculum, the 'informal' curriculum performs an both vital function. It serves the madrasa's broader goal of bringing a couple of whole reform of the scholars' morality and to figure out their activities therefore.

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