Iranian Women's Movements and One Million Signatures Campaign - UCLA (May 22, 2007)
About "One Million Signatures Demanding Changes to Discriminatory Laws"
Iranian women's rights activists are initiating a wide campaign demanding an end to legal discrimination against women in Iranian law. The Campaign, 'One Million Signatures Demanding Changes to Discriminatory Laws,' which aims to collect one million signatures to demand changes to discriminatory laws against women, is a follow-up effort to the peaceful protest of the same aim, which took place on June 12, 2006 in Haft-e Tir Square in Tehran. Preparation activities in support of this campaign commenced in June of 2006 and the campaign will be officially launched on August 27, during a seminar entitled: 'The Impact of Laws on Women's Lives.'More....