Women's Rights After the Arab Spring

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Om Fathi runs a kiosk out of her small basement apartment in central Cairo.

Have women in Arab countries achieved greater equality since the revolutions swept the region, and which rights are yet to be won?

The revolutions that swept across the Middle East in 2011, known as "The Arab Spring," promised greater freedoms for many in the region, including women. While there have been some advances in women's rights, the promise in many cases has not been realized.

In this episode of America Abroad, travel to Egypt, Tunisia, Turkey and the Gulf States to assess how and where women's rights have progressed.

Download the episode here.