Shirin Ebadi Urges Arab Women to Keep the Faith

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Shirin Ebadi Urges Arab Women to Keep the Faith

 "The main obstacle for post-revolutionary Arab women is a "patriarchal culture" that imposes a false interpretation on Islam."

On the sideline of an April 2 conference hosted by Columbia University Law School, Shirin Ebadi, who in 2003 became the first Muslim woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize, briefly discussed the consequences of the Arab uprisings on women. 

(We invite our users to read the complete article published April 3 2013)


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