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Nicholas Kristof explores the issue of Women, Religion and Oppression in the NYT

Two-time Pulitzer Prize winning columnist Nicholas Kristof has followed up his recent column on President Carter’s Parliament speech.  Citing the president’s involvement with The Elders, Kristof echoes Carter’s plea for leaders to “change all discriminatory practices within their own religions and traditions.”  The column, which addresses upfront the oppression of women in religious contexts, also provides powerful examples of religiously motivated advocacy and empowerment.

To read the full column, click here.

To see our video of President Carter’s speech, click here.