Muslim women are using the hashtag #MosqueMeToo to speak out against sexual abuse that takes place during the annual Muslim pilgrimage to Mecca, Saudi Arabia.
Egyptian commentator Mona Eltahawy discusses the situation in Egypt and Syria.
Women have long been on the frontlines of poliltical uprisings in Egypt. Will the participation of women in this dramatic historic moment bode well for the health of a future democracy in the world's largest Arab country?
In Kuwait and Iraq women are winning elections, but women's rights are still an issue in the Muslim world.