Activist, One Million Signatures Campaign, Iran
Meet Sussan Tahmasebi, an activist with the One Million Signatures Campaign. Sussan and her colleagues launched the campaign in 2006 to collect one million signatures of Iranians on a petition demanding an end to legal discrimination against women in Iran. For the past ten years Sussan has worked in Iran at the national and grassroots level to strengthen the capacity of civil society organizations and to address gender issues and women’s rights.
Hear more from Sussan about her work and the women in Iran!
Campaign Activists Hit the Streets on International Day for Elimination of Violence against Women, November 25, Change for Equality, 26 November 2009.
Iran’s Women Are Not Afraid, Guardian, 6 October 2009.
The Women of Iran’s One Million Signatures Campaign: The Activists, Glamour Magazine, 3 November 2009.
Congratulations to Award-Winning One Million Signatures Campaign, Nobel Women’s Initiative.com, 27 November 2009.