Roxanne Varzi

Roxanne Varzi, UCI professor of anthropology writes, “The fight for women’s rights in Iran is a global fight …. It is important for us not to view Iran as an isolated entity, and to know that it is interacting with and reacting to political movements around the world, such as the US women who are fighting for their reproductive rights. These women’s movements embolden Iranian women and give them hope, just as their fight should energise ours. To support women’s movements around the world, we must protect the rights of women in our own neighbourhood. It is the only way to send a strong message of support for women.” 

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