A Somali-born author and activist says a reformation of Islam is needed to address extremism and mistreatment of women. Diane and guests discuss the ongoing debate over the roots of Islamic extremism and the role of women in the Muslim world.
In her new book, cultural historian Marilyn Yalom tracks the institution of marriage and how it has affected women’s lives. She joins Diane to talk about what marriages used to mean practically and emotionally, and how marriage has both changed and remained the same through history.
- Marilyn Yalom author and Cultural historian
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