On Saturday, September 26, 2020, the Zanan Group of Northern California organized a panel discussion of former women prisoners from the US and Iran. Below are the video link and bios of the speakers as well as a report about this panel that appeared in the U.S. prisoner solidarity journal, Captured Words, Free Thoughts:Continue reading Video of Panel on Women in Prisons: U.S. & Iran
For the past month, an unprecedented development has started to take place in Iran. Thousands of women and some men have started to speak publicly on social media about their experiences of sexual harassment, abuse, assault and rape. Although in the past, some individual women and men have occasionally spoken about sexual abuse online, the current wave has lasted longer and embodies a more diverse group.Continue reading The Me Too Movement in Iran: What Is New About It? What Can It Learn From Abolitionist Feminism in U.S.?