Husein Muhammad, The Feminist Ulema

Husein Muhammad, The Feminist Ulema

Vagina is not the word you’d expect to be thrown casually in a conversation with an ulema. But Husein Muhammad, or Kyai Husein as he is affectionately called, did just that, and not in a derogatory manner.

After all, he is a champion of youth reproduc...

Leaving Indonesia

Leaving Indonesia

Over 6 million Indonesians are employed overseas, where most toil as domestic workers, labour on con...

An unusual ladies man... from the `pesantren'

An unusual ladies man... from the `pesantren'

It started innocently enough (these things usually do): A holiday with my husband Tim to Cirebon on ...

The Legal Status of Facebook in Islamic Law: Contextualizing and Critiquing FMP3's Ruling

The Legal Status of Facebook in Islamic Law: Contextualizing and Critiquing FMP3's Ruling

Facebook has not only become the latest internet trend in Indonesia, but has also become a subject o...

Women's Movement

Women's Movement

When women are positioned as subordinates, second class citizens and alienated, this is the death of...

 
 

Civil Rights of Ahmadiyah Followers in Sadasari Village Threatened

Terror and violence towards Sadasari Ahmadiyah followers also occurred at the end of last year, when dozens of people, whose identity and affiliation remains unknown, pel...
 

Pushing the Government to Guarantee Religious Freedom

Indonesia is a member of the United Nations and has ratified the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. In this country, therefore, freedom of religious is guaranteed by ...
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Opening Speech (Khutbah Iftitah)

Those are the main concepts that Fahmina Institute has upheld during these seven years of its journey. “Towards a Just and Democratic Society” – that is our slogan,...
 

NU, POLRES, and Fahmina United in a Fight Against Trafficking

On Sunday 6th May, 2007, PC.NU, the Cirebon region branch office of Nahdlatul Ulama, together with Cirebon District Police and Fahmina Institute held a seminar on anti-tr...
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