1984 2003. . . . I haven t found any book as rewarding, informing and engaging as Iran Awakening Standing in the tube on way to work those chilly winter mornings, reading it has made me silently smile, left my eyes wet, and sent shivers down my spine at other times Critical but not offensive, inspiring but not patronizing.Iran s first female judge, world s first Muslim woman to win a Nobel prize that s Shirin Ebadi She is an Iranian who has lived every day of her life in Iran who has got to know the system both from the inside, as a civil servant, and from the outside, as a lawyer for its victims This book is Shirin Ebadi s private memoir of a whole country part biography, part history.This is a book that says so much in a simple and classy language A story of a woman s struggle a very devotedly stubborn woman s struggle to stand steadfast at her career, society, and family in a country that had changed face and direction in a glimpse.If you have any interest in modern Iran or the Revolution, this is the book you should turn to without looking elsewhere. 2012 , 2012 Argo A Separation 79 . 2003 1989 1980 1988. In This Remarkable Book, Shirin Ebadi, Iranian Human Rights Lawyer And Activist, And Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, Tells Her Extraordinary Life StoryDr Ebadi Is A Tireless Voice For Reform In Her Native Iran, Where She Argues For A New Interpretation Of Sharia Law In Harmony With Vital Human Rights Such As Democracy, Equality Before The Law, Religious Freedom And Freedom Of Speech She Is Known For Defending Dissident Figures, And For The Establishment Of A Number Of Non Profit Grassroots Organisations Dedicated To Human Rights In She Became The First Muslim Woman, And The First Iranian, To Be Awarded The Nobel Peace PrizeShe Chronicles Her Childhood And Upbringing Before The Iranian Revolution, Her Education And Student Years At The University Of Tehran, Her Marriage And Its Challenges, Her Religious Faith, And Her Life As A Mother And As An Advocate For The Oppressed As A Human Rights Campaigner, In Particular For Women, Children And Political Prisoners In Iran, Her Autobiography Is A Must Read For Anyone Fascinated By The Life Story And Beliefs Of A Courageous And Unusual Woman, As Well As Those Interested In Current Events Especially Those Of The Middle East , And Those Who Want To Know The Truth About The Position Of Women In A Muslim Society ..
irin Eb di born 21 June 1947 is an Iranian lawyer, human rights activist and founder of Children s Rights Support Association in Iran On October 10, 2003, Ebadi was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for her significant and pioneering efforts for democracy and human rights, especially women s, children s, and refugee rights She was the first ever Iranian to have received the prize.Ebadi was born in Hamadan, Iran Her father, Mohammad Ali Ebadi, was the city s chief notary public and professor of commercial law The family moved to Tehran in 1948.Ebadi was admitted to the law department University of Tehran in 1965 and upon graduation in 1969 passed the qualification exams to become a judge After a six month internship period, she officially started her judging career in March 1969 She continued her studies in University of Tehran in the meanwhile and received a master s degree in law in 1971 In 1975, she became the first woman to preside over a legislative court.Following the Iranian revolution in 1979, conservative clerics insisted that Islam prohibits women from becoming judges and Ebadi was demoted to a secretarial position at the branch where she had previously presided She and other female judges protested and were assigned to the slightly higher position of law expert She eventually requested early retirement as the situation remained unchanged.As her applications were repeatedly rejected, Ebadi was not able to practice as a lawyer until 1993, while she already had a law office permit She used this free time to write books and many articles in Iranian periodicals, which made her known widely.
- 248 pages
- Iran Awakening: A Memoir of Revolution and Hope
- Shirin Ebadi
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