Saturday 10 January 2009
Feminist School:The Simone de Beauvoir prize for Women’s Freedom was founded to help mobilize international solidarity ,reaffirm women’s rights,guarantee the protection of those who struggle today at the risk of their lives and defend with them the ideas of equality and peace .
The prize was founded to mark the centenary of Simone de Beauvoir’s birth on January 9,2008.
The first Simone de Beauvoir prize was awarded jointly on January 9,2008 to Taslima Nasreen ,Bangladeshi author, because she endangered her life for women’s freedom and supporting women’s rights and Ayaan Hirsi Ali,a former member of the Dutch Parliament,.
The prize was awarded by the international jury in Sorbonne University.
About "One Million Signatures Demanding Changes to Discriminatory Laws"
Iranian women’s rights activists are initiating a wide campaign demanding an end to legal discrimination against women in Iranian law. The Campaign, "One Million Signatures Demanding Changes to Discriminatory Laws," which aims to collect one million signatures to demand changes to discriminatory laws against women, is a follow-up effort to the peaceful protest of the same aim, which took place on June 12, 2006 in Haft-e Tir Square in Tehran. Preparation activities in support of this campaign commenced in June of 2006 and the campaign will be officially launched on August 27, during a seminar entitled: "The Impact of Laws on Women’s Lives."
See online : http://www.iran-women-solidarity.ne...