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The female imam fighting extremism and Islamophobia

2 December 2016 Last updated at 07:49 GMT

The Mariam Masjid is not your usual mosque... but then again Sherin Khankan is not your usual imam. As part of the BBC's 100 Women season, meet the half-Finnish half-Syrian woman who set up the first women-led mosque in Northern Europe.

Produced by Joe Inwood and Nidale Abou Mrad

What is 100 women?

BBC 100 Women names 100 influential and inspirational women around the world every year. We create documentaries, features and interviews about their lives, giving more space for stories that put women at the centre.

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