Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Is religion good for Women?

The Tony Blair Foundation and the Washington Post On Faith section asked a number of women to discuss the value of religion to women in this fascinating online series developed for the International Day of Women.   Does it help or harm women?   Some of the women include: Farah Pandith,  Special Representative to the Muslim Communities at the US Department of State,Katrina Lantos Swett,  Chair of the US Commission on International Religious Freedom, and Samina Yasmeen,  Specialist in Islam and professor at University of Western Australia.

In addition to writing a short blog, some women also dealt with the question in  a video, like the one below by Grace Lee Baughan from the Faith and Global Engagement Initiative at the University of Hong Kong.
  

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