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HAPPY NEW YEAR 2024

The new year has finally come and we pray that every reader has a beautiful year and fulfil all their dreams. It is when we look back...

Yalda is the victory of light over darkness

Yalda Night (Shabe Yalda in Persian), also known as Shab-e Chelle, is an ancient festival celebrated on the longest and darkest night of the year, usually falling...

World Human Rights Day-10 December

10 December 2023 marks the 75th anniversary of one of the world’s most groundbreaking global pledges: the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR). This landmark document enshrines...

November 25-International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

November 25 is the “International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women”. The United Nations General Assembly designated November 25 as the International Day for the...

Stop Honor Killings Campaign

https://stophonorkillings.org/ The campaign to stop honor killings was formed after Romina Ashrafi (a 14-year-old girl from Talesh) was killed by her father, that is, on May 21,...

Rouhi Shafii

Author & Sociologist, Rouhi Shafii is a sociologist, author, translator, women and human rights activist. She has published a number of books in both English and Persian....

Coursera

Coursera  https://www.coursera.org/ Maybe you know Coursera. It is a nonprofit organization. Coursera is a collaboration of more than hundred universities around the world that provide free or cheap online...

Women’s Leadership Partnership ( WLP )

Women’s Leadership Partnership ( WLP) Home Page | Women’s Learning Partnership Description: Women’s Learning Partnership (WLP) is dedicated to women’s leadership and empowerment. At its essence, WLP is a...

National Democratic Institute (NDI)

National Democratic Institute (NDI) National Democratic Institute | Home (ndi.org) Description: The National Democratic Institute, NDI, was founded by Former Secretary of State Madeline Albright in 1983, is...

Trends in Contemporary Conscious Music in Iran

Dr. Malihe Maghazei, AbstractThis paper studies the growing trends in conscious music in Iran, which emerged in the 1990s. It provides a brief historical overview of changes...

The Image of Woman in Creation Account of theHoly Scriptures: A Comparative Study between theQur’an and the Bible

Malihe Maghazei1, Ali Muhammad Valavi2, Sadegh Aeinevand3, SusanBastani4, Abstract:A critical analysis of reader-text, especially the sacred texts as the important topic ofhermeneutic, is one of the focal...

Congratulations to Narges Mohammadi

The Nobel Committee decided to award the 2023 Nobel Peace Prize to Narges Mohammadi, a civil activist and political prisoner. The reason for awarding this award is...

The Impacts of the Revolutionary Woman, Life, Freedom Movement

This program is implemented in two parts, Farsi and English, and all of you are invited to join us in this meeting. Join Zoom Meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89595310009 Meeting...

Women’s E-Learning in Leadership – WELL

Women’s E-Learning in Leadership (WELL) for Democracy teaches Iranian women the skills needed to resist patriarchal pressures they face. This includes understanding why leadership matters, organizing themselves...

EXPLORING THE LINKS BETWEEN WOMENS STATUS & DEMOCRACY

ABuy tAhnojrasl:i EDlaeynaal O | r t i zO, cJotoshbuera 2A0ll1e8n , Robert U. Nagel, and Jessica M. Smith | March 2023 Introduction From democratic backsliding in...

WISE QUOTES & QUESTIONS

Author: Fariba Parsa, Introduction,One day in Summer 2011, I was walking on one of the small streets in Cambridge, MA. I saw a box with a lot...

Happy Nowruz 1402

Happy Nowruz of 1402 be blessed to all Persian speakers around the world, especially to the knowledgeable and brave people of our country, Iran.

Empowering Women’s Day quotes

1-“Extremists have shown what frightens them most. A girl with a book.” –Malala Yousafzai2-“There is no force more powerful than a woman determined to rise.” –W.E.B. Dubois3-“There...

International Women’s Day

The non-profit online Leadership Training Organization (WELL) celebrates International Women’s Day on March 8 and congratulates all the women of the world, including Iranian women inside and...

LOVE, SEXUALITY AND MATRIARCHY ABOUT GENDER

EDITED AND WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY DR.RAINER FUNK Editor’s Introduction We will never understand the psychology of either womenor men as long as we fail to acknowledge...
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