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A Talk in Berkeley by Fariba Davoodi Mohajer - Journalist, Women's Rights Activist, Visiting from Iran



Topic: “The Iranian Women’s Movement Challenges and Prospects


Presented by Berkeley Lecture Series


Date:            Sunday, July 15, 2007
Time:           4:00 P.M.

Place:           2040 Valley Life Sciences Building, University of California, Berkeley


In midst of great possibilities beset with external intimidations and threats, Iranian women’s movement has been able to pave the way towards popularizing the demands of women and bring them to the main stream of public sphere.  This movement has become a genuine social movement in the forefront of the struggle for progress and democracy.  With Ms. Davoodi Mohajer and her intimate knowledge we will critic and analyze the positive and negative points of this movement’s internal dynamics with particular emphasize on it’s methods, tools and tactics in the recent past.  


Ms. Davoodi Mohajer is an outspoken journalist and prominent human rights defender.  She is council member of the Women Journalists Association and secretary of the Women's Committee of Iranian Alumni.


On April 2007, while in US, Fariba Davoodi Mohajer, along with Nusheen Ahmadi Khorasani, Parvin Ardalan and Sussan Tahmassebi, were sentenced to two, three, and four years' imprisonment under Iran's national security laws for the June 12, 2006 peaceful demonstration in Tehran


Lecture in Persian

Suggested Donation: $10.00

No donation expected from students

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