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Prayer beads on a mat in the Wangjia women's mosque in Kaifeng, China. The mosques began as Quranic schools for girls in the late 17th century. They were the only places girls could receive an education; now, they also serve as community centers.
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Prayer beads on a mat in the Wangjia women's mosque in Kaifeng, China. The mosques began as Quranic schools for girls in the late 17th century. They were the only places girls could receive an education; now, they also serve as community centers.