Monthly Archives: November 2022

Iranian Women’s Rights Rebellion

On February 11, 1979, Shah Reza Pahlavi fled Iran and was replaced by Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini who returned from a three-year exile to become Supreme Leader. Despite myriad flaws, during his 37-year reign, the Shah greatly modernized the country, including the expansion of women’s rights. In October 1979 Oriana Fallaci, the noted Italian journalist, interviewed […]