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The Women of the Arab Spring

June 10th, 2014

Episode 658 of 1501 episodes

Meet the women who are trying to be heard. Egyptian journalist Mona Eltahawy meets those who pushed through legislation enshrining gender equality in Tunisia - and asks what will it take to make the government repeal the law in Jordan that allows rapists to marry their victims.

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