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A Muslim woman's place is in society: Nobel Laureate
(AFP) – November 2, 2009
ABU DHABI — Iranian Nobel Laureate and human rights activist Shirin Ebadi on Monday implored Muslim women to assume a wider role in their home countries through education and active participation in politics.
"Women must fulfill their duty to society and not stay at home," she told participants in the Festival of Thinkers forum in Abu Dhabi.
Iranian Nobel peace prize winner Shirin Ebadi
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