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Shirin Ebadi: "The feminist movement [in Iran] has become stronger": (Part 1 of 3) [Persian/English]

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March 5, 2010- New York (WLP): Iranian Nobel Peace Laureate Shirin Ebadi delivers the final keynote speech during a one-day conference hosted by Women's Learning Partnership in cooperation with Social Research Journal at the New School for Social Research. The conference, entitled "2020 Vision: Mobilizing for Women's Rights and Eliminating Violence Against Women," brought together grassroots women's rights activists from Brazil, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Nigeria, and Iran as well as keynote speakers Mary Robinson, Melanne Verveer, and Thoraya Obaid--to discuss a plan for a future free from violence and grounded in equality at global and local levels.