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Zoe Holman on Iran’s Woman, Life, Freedom protests From falling veils to a failing regime

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Wednesday 11 January 2023, by siawi3

Source: https://www.australianbookreview.com.au/podcast/760-the-abr-podcast/10040-zoe-holman-on-iran-s-woman-life-freedom-protests-the-abr-podcast-125

Zoe Holman on Iran’s Woman, Life, Freedom protests
From falling veils to a failing regime

by Australian Book Review

The ABR Podcast • 05 January 2023

Image: Mahsa Amini (ZUMA Press, Inc./Alamy)

What has spurred thousands of ordinary women in Iran and throughout the world to take to the streets under the slogan ‘Woman, Life, Freedom’? How unprecedented is this recent uprising in the history of Iran’s women’s movement? In this week’s ABR podcast, author-journalist Zoe Holman discusses the distinctive features of the protest and argues that its primary drivers are members of Iran’s Generation Z, who are educated, fearless, and angry.

LISTEN here 16:46