The Status of Women in Islamic Countries and the US

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Saudi Arabian judges will review the case of a rape victim sentenced to 200 lashes. Is misogyny part of Islamic law? In the US, a woman can run for President, but not without misogynistic attacks on the Internet and on the campaign trail. Attitudes toward women and how they're shaped by religion and culture. Also, Iran and the latest National Intelligence Estimate, and after controversial elections, a look at the state of democracy in Russia and Venezuela.

Saudi women wearing the head-to-toe Islamic covering, cross a street in Hofuf city, 250 kms east of the Saudi capital of Riyadh. Photo: Hassan Ammar/AFP/Getty Images