Video: Marry or Not to Marry non-Muslims, That is the Question?
Video: Are the Muslim women closing the gender gap in Tunisia?
Source: Al Jazeerah
Tunisia has overturned a decades-old ban on women marrying non-Muslim men, sparking heated debate on the streets and on social media.
Human rights groups say it is a landmark move in guaranteeing women’s freedom in the country.
Traditionalists are denouncing the proposal as a violation of Islamic law.
But how far does it go in closing the gender equality gap?
Presenter: Adrian Finighan
Riadh Guerfali – a Tunisian lawyer
Amna Guellali – director of Human Rights Watch in Tunisia
Qasim Rashid – an advocate of the Muslim Community in America