Flashpoint Iran (Voice of America News)

Author : Michael Lipin, VOA News

In this interview with Michael Lipin, VOA News, Mahnaz Afkhami discusses how the memory of the women’s rights movement of Iran in the 1970s inspires the protests today. Afkhami also speaks about her time as the first minister for Women’s Affairs of Iran and her current work at the Women’s Learning Partnership. The conversation focuses on the idea of consciousness raising and the passing on of generational knowledge. The interview begins at 15:08.