Iran's former women's minister on 'first global revolution shaped by women'

Author : Christiane Amanpour, CNN

In an interview with Christiane Amanpour of CNN, Mahnaz Afkhami reflects on current events in Iran in comparison to the progress made when she was the Minister for Women’s Affairs of Iran. Afkhami speaks in depth about the women’s movement in Iran since the turn of the 19th century, her time as a cabinet member in Iran, and the undoing of her work by Ayatollah Khomeini. She also speaks about her grandmother, her mother, and her time spent in the United States before her return to Iran as an adult.