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Muslim Women at Odds Over Rights

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Muslim Women at Odds Over Rights

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Muslim Women at Odds Over Rights

Muslim Women at Odds Over Rights

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Asra Nomani, center, demanded and won the right for women to pray along with the men in the Islamic Center of Morgantown, W.Va. She is seen here with her mother, Sajida Nomani, left, and 21-month-old son, Shibli. Barbara Bradley Hagerty hide caption

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Christine Arja, standing in front of the Islamic Center, is the only woman on the mosque's executive committee. Barbara Bradley Hagerty hide caption

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A Muslim woman is creating a stir in the mountains of West Virginia. Asra Nomani has been seeking women's rights at her small mosque in Morgantown. But the toughest resistance she's met has come from other Muslim women, who say they're already liberated. NPR's Barbara Bradley Hagerty reports.

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