Lauren Booth, Tony Blair's Sister-In-Law And Muslim Convert, Asks: Why All The Shock And Horror?

11/04/2010 11:27 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

As a western woman with all my freedoms, I expected to deal professionally with men alone. After all, that's what the Muslim world is all about, right?

This week's screams of faux horror from fellow columnists on hearing of my conversion to Islam prove that this remains the stereotypical view regarding half a billion women currently practising Islam.

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