Author profile: Haideh Moghissi

Haideh Moghissi is Professor of Sociology and Women’s Studies, and a Pierre Elliot Trudeau Fellow at York University in Toronto. She was a founder of the Iranian National Union of Women and member of its first executive and editorial boards, before leaving Iran in 1984. Her Feminism and Islamic Fundamentalism: The Limits of Postmodern Analysis (Oxford University Press, 2000 and Zed Press, 1999), winner of Choice Outstanding Academic Book Award, has been translated to multiple languages.

The Election of Hassan Rouhani: A New Dawn for Women’s Rights in Iran?

The Election of Hassan Rouhani: A New Dawn for Women’s Rights in Iran?

Can Iranian women secure a breathing space, even within the most limiting conditions inherent in their totalitarian religious state, to claim their humanity and rights?

A Fledgling Movement: Women and the Iranian election

A Fledgling Movement: Women and the Iranian election

This round of Iran’s pre-election politics was marked by the full-force entry of the Iranian women’s movement onto the political scene with a well-thought-out strategy that has mobilized many change-seeking individuals and groups within civil society.

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