Saturday JULY 1, 2002

July/August, 2002

 Volume II, Number 12




Anything Goes







Host: MIS





The beauty of a woman is not in a facial mode, but the true beauty in a woman is reflected in her soul.  It is the caring that she lovingly gives, the passion that she shows.




Attempts to Persecute Human Rights Defender Mehrangiz Kar by Silencing Her Husband.

Mehrangiz Kar, journalist and Iranian women's rights activist, who was jailed in April 2000 for her writings and speeches on women's rights, was allowed to leave Iran for medical treatment for breast cancer in fall 2001. (Click to Read)


Web gives a voice to Iranian women

The web is providing a way for women in Iran to talk freely about taboo subjects such as sex and boyfriends.  Over the past few months there has been a big jump in the number of Persian weblogs which are providing an insight into a closed society. (Click to Read)



INTERVIEW With Pouran Farrokhzad, PBS

Pooran Farrokhzad, sister of the late revered poet Forough Farrokhzad, writes about women and poetry and looks at how those who have been silenced by Iran's laws and male-dominated culture have managed to make their voices heard. (Click to Read)