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PBS Premiere: July 19, 2012Check local listings »

Synopsis

Houda al-Habash, a conservative woman preacher in Damascus, Syria, calls girls to the practice of Islam, teaching them that pursuing their ambitions is a way of worshipping God.

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Watch Video for The Light in Her Eyes
Film Update with Enas
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Riham
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Teaching the Qur'an
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A Female Dentist in Syria
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Qur'an Recitation
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Julia Meltzer and Laura Nix
Filmmaker Interviews
The Right to Learn
Classroom Clips
Young Muslim Women at Lunch
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End of Term Speech
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