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The phrase “Islamic feminist” might sound like an oxymoron, but Isobel Coleman says Muslim women argue that gender inequality is contrary to Islamic law and spirit. She writes that they’re fighting for advancement from within their culture, and she says they’re succeeding. POC producer Sarah Spitz speaks with Coleman about her new book, Paradise Beneath Her Feet: How Women are Transforming the Middle East.
- Isobel Coleman: author, 'Paradise Beneath Her Feet'