Oct 6, 2012

Islam, Iran and women: Moving from medievalism to modernity

Christopher Majka
Until the status of women in Islamic societies is based on civil rather than religious precepts the gender playing field will remain markedly uneven. We need to encourage a modernist, secular society.
Jun 11, 2012
Photo: Lance Page /t r u t h o u t; Adapted: alifaan/Flickr

The misplaced fixation on Iran as nuclear threat

Gerry Caplan
Many of the strategies and most of the belligerent rhetoric aimed at stopping Iran's potential nuclear weapons program, not to say dislodging its rulers, is dangerously counter-reproductive.

Book Launch: A Tale of Two Nazanins by Nazanin Afshin-Jam

Jun 4, 2012
Keshen Goodman Public Library
330 Lacewood Drive
Halifax , NS
44° 39' 31.3596" N, 63° 40' 0.4008" W
Nova Scotia CA
The launch of former Miss World contender and democracy activist Nazanin Afshin-Jam's book, The Tale of Two Nazanins.
May 12, 2012

Movie: A Separation

Asghar Farhadi directs this award-winning drama about a woman who wants a divorce from her husband so she can leave Iran with the couple's child.


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