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Women and Islam

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Leila Ahmed, professor of women's studies at Amherst, argues the case for revision of the widely-held views of the Islamic world about the role of women, using examples from history and the role played by women in the contemporary society. She explains the origin of the veil, and discusses the issue of marriage and women's rights within marriage.
DVD
2006
Clemons (Stacks)
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Shāhid ʻalá Al-ʻaṣr: Aḥmad Bin Bīllā

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This program hosts a different personality who played a significant role in Arab politics during the past decades. they bear witness to the most important events during their time in leading positions, exposing facts that were shrouded in secrecy for years. In those episodes the witness was the Algerian ex-president Aḥmad bin Bīllā who talked about his ubbringing and youth. Also he talked about his military and political history and the political conditions and secret movements in Algeria which resisted the French occupation. He also talked about period of the revolution and his presidential time.
VHS
2002
Ivy (By Request)
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Frontline World June 26, 2007: Stories From a Small Planet

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Indonesia, after the wave: A tsunami that hit Aceh, Indonesia in 2004 led to the end of a long civil war and the election of a former rebel as governor, who is now trying to make peace with the past.; Faroe Islands, message from the sea: For over 1,000 years, the people of the Faroe Islands have hunted pilot whales, and whale meat continues to be an important part of their diet. However, a 20-year study of Faroese children has found that it contains high levels of methyl mercury and other contaminants that may harm their neurological development.; Tanzania, hero rats: Visits the unique lab run by Bart Weetjens in Tanzania, where he trains rats to sniff out deadly unexploded land mines. Travels with Weetjens to Mozambique where he sets his trained rodents in action.; Kuwait, the 99: F [...]
DVD
2007
Clemons (Stacks)
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Shāhid ʻalá Al-ʻaṣr: Aḥmad Bin Bīllā

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This program hosts a different personality who played a significant role in Arab politics during the past decades. they bear witness to the most important events during their time in leading positions, exposing facts that were shrouded in secrecy for years. In those episodes the witness was the Algerian ex-president Aḥmad bin Bīllā who talked about his ubbringing and youth. Also he talked about his military and political history and the political conditions and secret movements in Algeria which resisted the French occupation. He also talked about period of the revolution and his presidential time.
VHS
2002
Ivy (By Request)