260. Houda Al-Habash (Founder, Al-Zahra Quran School)

Houda al-Habash,  founded a Qur’an school for girls in Damascus 30 years ago called Al-Zahra Quran School. Every summer, her female students immerse themselves in a rigorous study of Islam. A surprising cultural shift is under way—women are claiming space within the mosque.

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http://www.nytimes.com/2012/07/17/opinion/an-islamic-school-for-girls.html?_r=1

http://abcnews.go.com/International/syrian-girls-learning-koran-knowledge-power/story?id=16808221#.UBYVRqAZvZU

 

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