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Muslim Women's Rights Activist Featured in YouTube Video

September 10, 2009

Ghada Jamshir, Bahraini women's rights activist and an ardent campaigner for the reform of Sharia courts in Bahrain and the Arab Gulf states, is featured in a YouTube video on Muslim Women's rights activist. In 2006, Time Magazine profiled Jamshir as one of four heroes of freedom in the Arab world, as a divorcée with custody of her daughter who founded the Women's Petition Committee, a grassroots organization campaigning for reform of Bahrain's Shari'a court system. See video below: