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Autor*in: Marziyeh Bakhshizadeh

Systematic use of shame to suppress women’s voice in Iran

22. November 2022 | Marziyeh Bakhshizadeh

In the history of the women’s movement in Iran, women’s struggle for human rights has always been suppressed in various ways. One of the methods of suppression has been the systematic use of shame. I begin my discussion with a definition of the concept of shame and explain how its use in the public sphere has limited women’s…