Note: This is a transcript of a speech at an event that took place in 2013
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Bismillahi Rahman and Raheem
Good Evening everyone,
I am very grateful to be speaking to you all today at this fantastic event.
La « visite du président iranien Rohani » à Paris ne manque pas de susciter des voix critiques et voilà qu’une « activiste du groupe des Femen » trouve la façon de ne pas faire passer son désaccord inaperçu. 125 more words
A topless activist has staged a mock hanging from a Paris bridge, to protest the visit of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani to France. The member of women’s rights group Femen was “hanged” from the Debilly footbridge, execution-style, with an Iranian flag painted on her chest. 362 more words
There’s this belief that human rights have developed so much in Western countries, therefore we don’t need feminism anymore. As a woman born and raised in a “less developed” country such as Turkey, and who now lives in Paris, I would be lying to say that I don’t benefit from the modern and democratic life in France. 1,327 more words