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Aisyiyah


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Auxiliary of the Indonesian Muhammadiyyah movement, named after the Prophet Muhammad's wife Aishah and concerned with women's affairs. Founded in 1914 and originally named Sapa Tresno (those who love), the association's objective was to spread Islam among women. The Aisyiyah has built numerous women's mosques, kindergartens, and schools.

See also Muhammadiyyah

Subjects: Islam.


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