International Women’s Day is the day to celebrate the women all over the world who have never once stopped fighting for freedom and equality. It is also a day to stand up against patriarchal regimes that legislate women’s second-class citizenship through mechanisms such as imposing mandatory hijab, requiring that women obtain their guardian’s consent to … Continue reading
We, the activists inside Iran, consider Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani to be a symbol of struggle against stoning. On this day [International Women's Day], I congratulate all the noble women of the world and especially Iranian women. I hope for a day that Iranian women obtain all their human rights. Unfortunately, everyone has heard the sad … Continue reading
Join us to celebrate International Women’s Day. We will celebrate the women who have never stopped fighting for equality and freedom in places like Iran, Afghanistan, Iraq, and Pakistan. Date: Saturday March 8, 2014 Time: 3:00 pm Place: Lafayette Park, Washington DC (across the street from the White House) Organizer: Mission Free Iran Contact information: … Continue reading
I, the mother of Zanyar Moradi, a political prisoner condemned to death, congratulate all freedom-loving women in Iran and all over the world on March 8th, International Women’s Day. On this day, allow me to express my heart’s deepest longing for the release of all political prisoners, and for the abolition of the death penalty. … Continue reading
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