The Islamic Republic’s existence depends on controlling women because this is also how they control men. But for brave young people, the slogan ‘Woman, Life, Freedom’ doesn’t represent three ideas, but rather one: Only in a world that truly respects women can liberty prevail.
Author: Atash Yaghmaian
Atash Yaghmaian, born and raised in Tehran, came to New York at the age of 19. She is now a writer, educator and a therapist living in Brooklyn. She is at work on a memoir about growing up in post-revolutionary Iran titled The House of Stone.