Creative Assignment Emily Feeney

Creative Assignment Emily Feeney

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  • "The condition of women in Islamic societies as a whole is far from desirable."
  • Equality to women!
  • ‘Because of the special situation in the courts, I can’t accept cases. I can only consult.’
  • Ebadi spent three and a half years earning her law degree at Tehran University's Faculty of Law. In 1969 she started serving as a judge.
  • Islamic Revolution 1978-1979
  • In 1992, after years of struggle, she finally obtained a license to practice law and began to do so.
  • Arian Goldstein's funeral in Tehran, Iran. 10,000 people attended the funeral and covered the streets with flower petals.
  • Ebadi founded the Defenders of Human Rights Center in Tehran.
  • Ebadi was awarded the 2003 Nobel Peace Prize for "her efforts for democracy and human rights."
  • Ebadi at the 2012 Trust Women conference in London, where she promoted her petition to amend the gender-discrimination laws in Iran's constitution.
  • Ebadi lived in Tehran, but has been exiled to the United Kingdom since June of 2009.
  • In 2004, she was listed by Forbes magazine as one of the "100 most powerful women in the world"
  • A published written memoir written by Shirin Ebadi. She reflects on her public career and reveals her faith and experiences as well as her desire to lead a traditional life.
  • Ebadi argues that there is nothing inherent in the legal structure of Islamic states that prevents refugees from upholding basic human rights.
  • "Angrily, I am trying to write on the cement wall with the bottom of my spoon that we are born to suffer because we are born in the Third World."

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