Senegalese Women Step into the Political Spotlight

Aired: 5/1/2014 | 0:05:38 | Clip
The women of Senegal are entering an unprecedented age of political empowerment. A breakthrough law doubled the number of women in the country's parliament, far surpassing the United States' female representation in Congress. Women all over the country are mobilizing to meet the new opportunity head on. But how is the traditional, patriarchal West African nation responding to the sudden change?