Women In Trump’s Afghanistan, Impact of Women If Trump Cuts Off Pakistan, And India’s Top Court Strikes Down Islamic Instant Divorce
On today's show:
- Najla Ayoubi, a human rights activist, lawyer, and former judge from Afghanistan, joins us to discuss how women's programs in Afghanistan have long depended on U.S. aid to stay afloat.
- We’re joined by attorney Rafia Zakaria, author of The Upstairs Wife: An Intimate History of Pakistan, to discuss how many terrorists are now recruiting women who are being turned away from defunded women's programs in Pakistan.
- We speak with Srimati Basu, a professor of gender and women’s studies and anthropology at the University of Kentucky, about how India's Supreme Court banned the practice of “instant divorce” by Muslim men.