TWMCC Holds "Exploring the Cultural Significance and Evolution of Women's Dresses in Indonesia" Online Lecture

  • 2024-Apr-01

The World Muslim Communities Council organised an online Ramadan lecture themed "Exploring the Cultural Significance and Evolution of Women's Dresses in Indonesia". The lecture was presented by Professor Dr. Euis Nurlaelawati, Faculty of Sharia and Law, UIN Sunan Kalijaga - Indonesia.

During the lecture, Dr. Euis Nurlaelawati said that Women in Indonesia wear various types of hijab, reflecting local designs and readily available in the market; noting that Hijab styles cater to diverse needs, with options suitable for students and professionals alike.

"Wearing the hijab aligns with the national identity of Indonesian women, evident through its prevalence among prominent figures in society", she added.

Dr. Nurlaelawati stressed that Indonesian Muslim scholars advocate for hijab-wearing, emphasising its importance regardless of style, design, or color.

TWMCC is an international non-governmental organisation that functions as a think tank. It supports Muslim community organisations and associations by helping them improve their operations, collaborate effectively, and adopt innovative approaches.


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