Equal Rights Is Our Minimum Demand: The Women's Rights Movement in Iran 25

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Twenty-First Century Books, Jan 1, 2011 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 160 pages
Examines how the Iranian women's rights movement in 2005 demanded equal rights in the country.
 

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Contents

Introduction An Unprecedented Event
4
Chapter 1 A Patriarchal Prison
8
Chapter 2 Iranian Women March Forth
18
Chapter 3 The Great Awakening
30
Chapter 4 Victories for Women
44
Chapter 5 A Giant Leap Backward
58
Chapter 6 The Dawn of Muslim Women
72
Chapter 7 Gains and Losses
86
Timeline
136
Whos Who?
141
Glossary
147
Source Notes
149
Selected Bibliography
155
Further Reading Films and Websites
156
Index
157
Photo AcknowledgmentsAbout the Author
160

Chapter 8 Women Unite
104
Chapter 9 A Time of Turmoil
124
Back Cover
162
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Diana Childress writes nonfiction for the school and library market, mainly on historical topics but also on art, science, archaeology, and literature. She has published nine books, as well as articles in Highlights for Children, Cricket, Calliope, Cobblestone, Faces, Dig! , and Footsteps . Her book Chaucer's England was selected by Bank Street College for their list of Best Children's Books of the Year, 2001 Edition.

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