In the wake of the death of Mahsa Amini, a 22-year-old woman who died in police custody for “improper veiling” in September 2022, demonstrations in Iran have been vocal and widespread.
The Islamic Republic of Iran has denied women fundamental rights for more than four decades through its religious totalitarian regime. A panel of experts discusses what this current moment in Iran might tell us about the future of women’s role in the fight for democracy worldwide.
Speakers: Mona Kasra, Farzaneh Milani, Laurent Dubois (moderator)Location: UVA Rotunda and online
The “Democracy Dialogues” series is produced by the UVA Karsh Institute of Democracy, co-sponsored by the Miller Center, and made possible thanks to the generous support of the UVA Office of the President, the George and Judy Marcus Democracy Praxis Fund, Ingrid and David Hang, and James B. Murray Jr. The goal of “Democracy Dialogues” is to strengthen democracy through civil debate.