The Light in Her Eyes: Dr. Iman Al-Jabi
Clip: Season 25 Episode 5 | 6m
Dr. Iman Al-Jabi, a dentist in Syria, lives a pious life, obeying religious laws, while shrugging off the typical gender roles assigned to women by cultural norms rather than the faith of Islam itself.
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