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Hopes and Struggles for Transformation: Reflections from an Iranian Feminist

  • Mansoureh Shojaee

Abstract

Peggy Antrobus’ article, ‘Feminism as Transformational Politics’, shows how 11 September 2001 was a critical historical moment that exposed how deeply militarism, fundamentalism and patriarchy determine our world. In her analysis of patriarchy she calls for feminism to provide a new form of leadership in order to help the world crisis to be resolved. She envisages a new form of leadership that will create a world shaped by feminist approaches and principles. She asks that feminist scholars and activists join forces to construct such leadership.

Keywords

Woman Activist Iranian Woman Green Movement Promote Gender Equality International Woman 
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