voice of #Iran The role of Iranian women in solidarity with the nationwide movement in Iran.
Iranian women, a century of struggle for equality.
Iranian women have down an important role in our community.
Their Resistance for democracy and human rights is synonymous with the struggles of these countries. The struggle goes back to the early years of the twentieth century.
They were the first women in the Muslim world and they began fight for the right to express and equal status in society. Iranian Women became the world’s most progressive women from 1907, movements became an organized a protest for justice in society with a powerful moral force of women. Iranian women have struggled to have a spirit of freedom .they suffered from double political and social oppression and were more interested than men in the nationalist.
Iranian women in their struggle for freedom and its expression in modern style, they crushed many of the most sacred traditions Iran’s ruling family which on women for many years.The significant role of women were in social movements in Iran in the years before the nineteenth centuryWomen first revolt took place exactly one hundred years ago in the Tobacco Movement. When the Shah of Qajar” “Nasraldin Shah” gave the tobacco monopoly to a British Reggie company in 1985.People strongly opposed and boycotted the use of tobacco, Iranian women were pioneering of this resistance. At the height of protests, the government tried to intimidate to use people have to end this rebellion. But hundreds of women revolted against the oppression،even the king’s palace women opposed the monopoly agreement and broke hookah that do not use for smoking and joined sanctions.Even in the protests against this deal of a woman and a little girl were killed،then King came to the scene to calm the women, But his efforts were useless. Women shouted slogans against “Nasraldin Shah”. Women’s invasion and king had to flee. One of the women that her courage was told for generations: Her name is Zeinab Pasha. She was the leader of the opposition against the Reggie contract in Tabriz.She organized 7 armed group woman, as opposed to the state. And she did not allow the government to suppress the rebels. Seven women who were under her leadership each of them commanded groups of women. When government troops forced the Bazaaris to close their shops. Zeinab Pasha and a number of armed women using their weapons, shops were shut. Finally, under pressure from people across the country، Nasraldin Shah “Was forced to cancel its Reggie contracts.Constitutional movement was witnessed unprecedented participation of women in a major social movement، as the movement grew, women’s democratic institutions were expanding. The presence of women in the constitutional revolution were with the support of the revolution. Financial assistance, they began participate in demonstrations supporting the movement. Secret or semi-secret councils and forums was formed gradually in the big cities. They organized activities for the development of the revolution.women activity started initially took cover spread by strata of educated and knowledgeable women. Different strata of Iranian women took the step into the realm of activity.
A group of women also fought at the forefront.Meanwhile، among of them were women and girls who were wearing men’s clothes.And they fought alongside men.20 woman’s body was found In men’s wear In one of these battle with the forces of King. One of the trench was ruled by women who were tents.The lady Sedigheh Dowlatabadi was an activist for women’s rights constitutional.
At the same time with the spread of press was shown democracy and the beginning of a new era in Iran. Participation of women in social affairs increased day by day.
Between 1905 and 1915, 30 journalist’s women joined the media. And Women’s Independent newspaper published. The newspapers had a significant role in the growth of public opinion. Press has a significant effect on women’s revolutionary ideas.Women were under great pressure during the dictatorship of Shah Pahlavi dynasty, and women had social and political restrictions in the decade of 1961.Women were under great pressure during the dictatorship of Shah Pahlavi dynasty, and women had social and political restrictions in the decade of 1961.One of the women activists Fatemeh Amini was among the Mujahideen in those years.She was a teacher, 31 years old and graduated from the University of Mashhad.She began her political activity in 1963.she became a member of the Mojahedin In 1970.She was in prison until the eve of the 1976 revolution. She died under torture in 1976.But the most famous female member of the resistance in these days was Ashraf Rabie (Rajavi) .She was a physics student at Sharif Industrial University. In one of the activities against the Shah’s dictatorship during the torture breaking her nose and Eardrum was torn. She was in prison until the eve of the revolution in1979.She was released with last batch political prisoners ten days before Khomeini coming to Tehran, in those days, she was martyred On 8 February 1982,The women have took away their activities from the public eye. Their commitment showed to achieving their rights and the rights of all the country through their struggle behind the high walls of Evin Prison as they were tortured besides their male comrades and other fighters. In 1976, demonstrations and protests began across the country. And millions of people took to the streets. Women in the frontline. The voice of this pioneering women in the early 70s is now echoed by millions of Iranian women. When the shah’s government began to collapse in 1978.The millions people took to the streets and Hundreds of thousands of women joined them. Families of prisoners and martyrs of the Mujahideen played decisive role in organizing the protests against the Shah،until the monarchy was overthrown in Iran on 11 February 1979,But anti-monarchic revolution that saw the great potential and capabilities of women in the last months of the Shah’s regime. And after the end of the previous system, women have high expectations for the future. After overthrow of the Shah, Unfortunately it was created the rise of fundamentalism by Khomeini in Iran and misogyny spread and along these with the Marxist and Mujahedeen women rose against the fundamentalist. Women fight with Khomeini’s Islamic fundamentalist regime in the street. From 1981 until now, many women have been executed in the fighting against this regime. So far despite all the difficulties, Iranian women have continued the struggle against this regime. According to these women, we can and we must overthrow anti-human regime along with other freedom fighters in #Iran From 1981 to now many women executed in Iran and Women are in political leader ship in Iran, they are fighting for freedom and democracy. One third of the victims of execution are women.