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In the News

Mahnaz Afkhami has been featured in the news in print media, and on television and radio.

Speak Up on Three Australian Detainees, Iranian Activist Tells Morrison

Author : Richard Ferguson in The Australian

A leading Iranian dissident and Nobel Peace Prize winner has ­labelled Scott Morrison’s decision not to comment publicly about three Australians detained in Iran a “big mistake.” Shirin Ebadi was Iran’s first ­female judge and won the 2003 Nobel prize for fighting for women’s rights in her home country, but

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Shirin Ebadi, Mahnaz Afkhami Honored in London Ceremony

Kayhan Life By Nazanine Nouri Five Iranian women — Shirin Ebadi, Mahnaz Afkhami, Shadi Sadr, Pooneh Ghoddoosi, and Leila Alikarami — were honored in a ceremony on October 1 at The Royal United Services Institute in London. “Iranian Women’s Leadership” was a joint invitation by Ambassador Melanne Verveer, Executive Director

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Iran und Saudi-Arabien

Telepolis • By Behrouz Khosrozadeh • Menschenrechte und regionales Verhalten. Grundlagen und Kommentar Dieser Beitrag beleuchtet die massiven Menschenrechtsverletzungen im sunnitischen Königreich Saudi-Arabien und im schiitischen Reich der Ayatollahs im Iran. Ferner wird zum Schluss das außenpolitische Verhalten der beiden Schlüsselakteure der Region daraufhin überprüft, inwieweit sie für die Destabilisierung

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PAAIA’s 2019 Civic Engagement Forum: An Empowering and Successful First

The Public Affairs Alliance of Iranian Americans (PAAIA) On June 8th, PAAIA hosted its inaugural Civic Engagement Forum at Johns Hopkins University’s School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS).  The event brought together nearly two hundred Iranian Americans from across the country to celebrate the incredible achievements of Iranian American women

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چرا شاه قانون اساسی را برای کابینه فرستاد؟ گفت‌وگو با مهناز افخمی

Radio Farda در چهلمین سالگرد انقلاب بهمن ۵۷، رویدادی که در چهار دهه گذشته زندگی ایرانیان را تحت تأثیر خود قرار داده است، در قالب چهل گفت‌وگو با چهره‌های تاریخ‌ساز یا فعال ایرانی در سال‌های منتهی به انقلاب و پس از آن، روایت آنها را از این رویداد و تأثیرات

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Iran’s New Crackdown on Women

The Daily Beast By Dana Goldstein Activists are being exiled, TV newswomen have had their makeup banned, and a propaganda documentary slams feminism. Dana Goldstein on the effort to kill women’s rights once and for all. On December 5 in the central Iranian city of Isfahan, known as a center

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Security Council Revisits Resolution on Women, Peace and Security

United Nations Radio By Bissera Kostova and Sandra Guy Women: a weekly 14-minute news magazine that looks at issues affecting women around the world. As every year since 2000, when it adopted its historic resolution 1325, calling for women’s participation in peace negotiations and post-conflict recovery, the UN Security Council

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1818 Society Bulletin– Gender and Development

The World Bank As September ushered in the new 2030 Sustainable Development Goals—one of the goals being dedicated to Gender Equality, and nearly every other goal addressing gender issues within its domain—the focus of the Chapter’s quarterly meeting was to review the progression and progress of international conventions on the

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