You have probably been hearing some of the same horrifying stories about the fate of Muslim girls that we have been hearing: stonings, rapes, murders, even young Pakistani girls buried alive for opposing arranged marriages. This hour Jean Feraca and her guests untangle what part of all this is Shari'a and what part tribal customs. And is there any way to separate them after all? Who speaks for Muslim women?
- Asifa Quraishi, University of Wisconsin-Madison Law Professor, a specialist in Islamic law and legal theory
- Dr. Amna Butar, chair of Asian-American Network Against Abuse of Women
- Norhayati Kaprawi, Program Manager of Sisters in Islam