However, for many women in Iran, the hijab has become a constant reminder of their inequality and oppression in a social, political, legal and religious climate that favors men. It should be noted that the Iranian cinema is one of the most exciting, interesting and original cinemas in the world. Afsaneh Pakroo May 1, - Iranian actress, known for MohakemehRoya-ye khis and Rasm-e ashegh-koshi In opposing Iran's patriarchal and discriminatory system -- in which married women are forbidden from getting a divorce or traveling abroad without their husbands' permission and females convicted of adultery have been subjected to unspeakable cruelty -- they and countless others have sacrificed their own freedom and security. I think this list has not been chosen well enough to represent persian beauty. Sotoudeh has been in and out of jail over the last decade, separated from her husband and two children. Otherwise, we risk having our movement forgotten and our moment wasted.
I saw her first time acting in the oscar winning movie A sepration.
Parliament Rejects Motion To Ban Marriage Of Girls Under Thirteen
Indeed, there should be no room for polarization or partisan politics when it comes to human rights. Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Insisting that Prophet Muhammad is the perfect example for all Muslims, they note that he married a six-year-old bride, Aisha, with whom he consummated the marriage when she was only nine years old. Her father is from Iran, and her mother is from Spain. In Sweden maryam Zakaria worked as model, dance teacher, choreographer and established a Bollywood Dance School. Women's rights activists like Nobel peace laureate Shirin Ebadi, human rights activist Narges Mohammadi, and lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh helped pave the way for this watershed moment.