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Work the System or this means Nothing

In 1979 over 100,000 women took to the streets in Iran, protesting being forced to wear a headscarf. Yes, my friends, Iran was once an up and coming secular civilization. 248 more words


A Life Lived In Colour: Why Azar Nafisi’s ‘Reading Lolita in Tehran’ Is Still Relevant Today

Azar Nafisi’s ‘Reading Lolita in Tehran’, the story of an University Professor who resigned her post and began secretly to teach her seven students about Western Literature in her own home in post-revolution Iran, was New York Times Bestseller for one hundred and seventeen weeks. 1,968 more words