Sexuality of Muslim Women

This blog is dedicated for muslim women, who want to explore their knowledge and experiences on sexuality in the perspective of religions and social sciences


Born and raised in Indonesia, Dwi Rubiyanti Kholifah joined the Asian Muslim Action Network (AMAN) as coordinator of the research fellowship program since 2005. She went on to earn an MA in Health and Social Science at Mahidol University in Thailand, for which she researched on the dynamics of sexual health in the pesantren(pondok) in Indonesia. She has been active in the women’s movement in Indonesia for years as a trainer, resource person and researcher on women’s human rights, religion and gender justice, and sexual and reproductive health. Currently, she is the country representative of AMAN Indonesia, which is concerned with women in relation to peace building and inter-faith cooperation. With AMAN Indonesia, she has been initiating women school for peaces in the community to mediate dialogue among inter faiths women in Poso, as well as to create a space of expression for women to share their feeling and perspective on multiculturalism, pluralism and tolerance in confronting fundamentalism in Indonesia. She believes that by increasing women self confidence, expanding their social networking, they can play important role in promoting peace.

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