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Meet The Woman Who Is Yemen's Unstoppable Scientist05:39
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Some people break down cultural barriers at warp speed. They thrive in life, even under the most dire circumstances.

NPR's Michaeleen Doucleff (@FoodieScience) introduces one of those individuals. Eqbal Dauqan has made a career as a biochemistry professor in Yemen. But her journey hasn't been easy: Yemen is ranked by the World Economic Forum as the worst country for women's rights.

This segment aired on June 26, 2017.

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