Feminism and Islam
Broadcast: Midmorning, 06/03/2010, 10:06 a.m.
Author Isobel Coleman says feminism is gaining strength among women who practice Islam, and some of the rationale comes from what Muslims believe is the word of God: The Koran.
- Isobel Coleman: Senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations and the author of "Paradise Beneath Her Feet: How Women are Transforming the Middle East."
- Zainab Salbi: Founder and CEO of Women for Women International, an organization that helps women in war zones rebuild their lives. She's the author most recently of "Between Two Worlds: Escape from Tyranny: Growing Up in the Shadow of Saddam."