The Light in Her Eyes: Young Muslim Women at Lunch
Clip: Season 25 Episode 5 | 1m 33s
Four young Muslim women discuss marriage and educational goals while at lunch one day in Syria.
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Muslim women face a challenge in overcoming cultural behaviors, rather than religious ones
Houda al-Habash explains the reasons and significance of wearing the hijab.
Two women say that there is nothing in Islam that prevents women from getting an education
Houda al-Habash tells her students never to give up the right to choose their own paths.
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