To The Contrary

Gender Equality in Islam

Special | 26m 1s

A new crop of female Islamic scholars says there is nothing in the Koran that treats women unequally. Instead, they argue, Muslim women have been marginalized by cultural practices and patriarchal interpretations. One such advocate is Dr. Azizah Al-Hibriwho started a non-profit organization called Karamah with the goal of advancing the gender-equitable principles of Islam to Musllm women.

Aired: 04/27/15

Rating: NR

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