Woman, Life, Freedom

September 18, 2023

Iran’s Year of Defiance and Repression: How One Woman’s Death Sparked a Nationwide Uprising

Arseh Sevom joined Femena and 45 other organizations in making recommendations for the international community when it comes to dealing with Iran. This statement is an important reminder of the importance of women's rights, the participation of ethnic minorities, and the particular forms of oppression and persecution faced as a result. "We will not forget Mahsa Jina Amini, nor the thousands of Iranians who have sacrificed their lives or freedom for a better future. We will continue to monitor the situation in Iran and to amplify the voices of those who seek change."