Episode

8/5 Rafia Zakaria: Women Watching Women: The Oppression of Women In War Zones

August 5, 2014

Journalist Rafia Zakaria explains the brutal track record of the Taliban and ISIS in attacking women, the all female ISIS brigade that monitors women, medieval imagery, Islamic insurgencies, the Orientalist imagination and how to address global human rights systemically.

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