The Light in Her Eyes: Hijab - A Symbol and an Identity
Clip: Season 25 Episode 5 | 3m 40s
Houda al-Habash explains the reasons and significance of wearing the hijab to her students, even though she doesn't require it of them.
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Muslim women face a challenge in overcoming cultural behaviors, rather than religious ones
Two women say that there is nothing in Islam that prevents women from getting an education
Four young Muslim women discuss their futures at lunch.
Houda al-Habash tells her students never to give up the right to choose their own paths.
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