One of the leading voices of Iranian women’s rights, Dr. Nina Ansary joins Halli at her table on The Halli Casser-Jayne Show to talk about her new book JEWELS OF ALLAH, THE REAL STORY OF WOMEN IN IRAN, a powerful tale of the fight for Iranian women’s liberation, which illuminates the stereotypical assumptions of the women behind the veil.
Born in Tehran, Iran, Nina Ansary left her country of birth at the onset of the 1979 Islamic Revolution and has not returned since. At the time of the revolution her father was serving as the Iranian Ambassador to the United States. Growing up in New York City, Dr. Ansary received her B.A. in Sociology from Barnard College, an M.A. in Middle Eastern Studies from Columbia University and a PhD in History from Columbia University.
Author Dr. Nina Ansary tells the untold, true story of women in Iran and introduces her latest book JEWELS OF ALLAH on The Halli Casser-Jayne Show. For more information visit http://goo.gl/tMuVJc