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Iran Human Rights Review: Women and Human Rights

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Dr Sanam Vakil (Ed.), Tahirih Danesh (Ed.)

October 2016

In this latest issue, the Iran Human Rights Review focuses on women and their on-going struggle to access human rights. The review contains contributions from human rights lawyers, activists and defenders, from both inside and outside of Iran. The Iran Human Rights Review: Women and Human Rights, focuses on the need to recognise both the current plight of women in Iran and their role in securing a culture of human rights in Iran despite the legal, cultural and social challenges they face.

The Iran Human Rights Review: Women and Human Rights is edited by Tahirih Danesh and Dr Sanam Vakil. It contains contributions by: Nahid Husseini, Elahe Amani, Leili Nekounazar, Elaheh Imanian, Shadi Salehian, Maryam Hosseinkhahand Arzoo Osanloo, and two pieces by authors based inside Iran who maintain anonymity for their security. Wendi Momen MBE kindly provided the foreword to this collection.