home Women in Iran: Challenges and Opportunities-A Comparative Perspective

This talk will present an inside view of the experience of women in Iran. The most pressing issues, both positive and negative, will be examined, especially in relation to life after the 1979 Islamic revolution. What opportunities and challenges emerged and what was lost following the revolution? The speaker will present a comparative view of advantages and disadvantages experienced by women in Iran in relation to women in other countries in the Persian Gulf, including topics such as Hijab, participation in sports, professional opportunities and more. Approved for GAP Credit. Co-sponsored by the Center for Global & International Studies, KU Middle East Studies. Contact: 864-1120 Department: Center for Global and International Studies Ticket Cost: Free Friday November 16, 2012 2:30pm Kansas Union, Centennial Room
University of Kansas
Lawrence KS
Education University & Alumni
Friday, November 16 @ 2:30 pm

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