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Religion And Women's Rights Might Be Viewed In Some Parts Of The World As Incompatible. Some Indonesian Women Activists Are Drawing From Islam Reasons To Embrace Gender Equality And Empowerment. At Age 17, American Rachel Rinaldo Lived As An Exchange Student In Indonesia. She Later Returned To Study Social Changes There, Specifically Muslim And Secular Women Activists In Jakarta. Her Book, Mobilizing Piety, Show How Feminism And Religion Can Coexist And Overlap.