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Islamic Feminists Transforming Middle East

Apr 27, 2010 (Talk of the Nation)

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Some Muslims hope to create political, economic and educational opportunities for women, while others condemn women's empowerment as anti-Islamic.

A new brand of feminism is taking hold in the Middle East and beyond. It's led, more often than not, by women.

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Isobel Coleman, author of Paradise Beneath Her Feet
Sakena Yacoobi, founder and director, Afghan Institute of Learning

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