Fighting Sexism in Iran

Today’s New York Times features an inspiring op-ed piece by Maura J. Casey on the power of grassroots activism and one woman’s quest to promote greater equality for women in Iran:

Challenging the Mullahs, One Signature at a Time

“Well-behaved women rarely make history” — my favorite bumper sticker says. It surely applies to Shirin Ebadi, the Iranian lawyer and 2003 Nobel Peace Prize winner whose relentless campaign against discrimination has enraged the mullahs for more than 25 years.

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