Women and Leadership in Islam: A Case Study in Indonesia
Rohman, Arif. (2013). Women and Leadership in Islam: A Case Study in Indonesia. Int J Soc Sci, 16(1), 46-51
6 Pages Posted: 2 Aug 2013 Last revised: 15 May 2018
Date Written: August 1, 2013
Women in leadership positions is a sensitive issue in most Moslem societies. Even though reality has shown that women can compete with men, some people continue to use ‘religious reasons’ to block women’s advancement to leadership roles and maintain the status quo. This article will examine the conservative and liberal thinking about women as leaders in Muslim society especially in Indonesia.
Keywords: women, leadership, Islam, gender
JEL Classification: I31, J18, J71, J78
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