A panel joins Diane to talk about the struggle for women’s rights in Islamic countries and how this effort compares with Western notions of Feminism.

Guests

  • Caryle Murphy reporter, "Washington Post" and author of "Passion for Islam"
  • Maysam al-Faruqi prof of Islamic Studies, Georgetown University
  • Sima Wali president, Refugee Women and Development
  • Nayereh Tohidi associate professor of women's studies, California State University, Northridge

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