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The 1979 Islamic Revolution stripped Ebadi of her judgeship after it banned women from holding the position, forcing her to stay home and raise her two daughters. A decade later, she opened a law firm and became vocal against the country’s laws that discriminate against women and others.
Nobel Laureate Mairead Maguire’s Speech in Afghanistan Mairead Maguire, 1976 Nobel Peace Prize Recipient, observed International Human Rights Day by speaking in Kabul, Afghanistan. She joined with over 100 Afghans and Several other Internationals in raising the voice of the 2 Million Friends Campaign organized by the Afghan Peace Volunteers. December 13th, 2012 by January GandhiToday.org The […]