Islam Female Reciters

Maria Ulfah, right, sits in front of a class where she teaches Quran recitation at Baitul Qurro Islamic Boarding School in Jakarta, Indonesia, Friday, Feb. 4, 2022. While the most skilled female reciters may attain celebrity-like status in some countries, others are largely confined to private spaces or all-women audiences. (AP Photo/Tatan Syuflana)