NPR logo

Iranian Women Set Sights On Upcoming Election

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/105064964/105064948" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript
Iranian Women Set Sights On Upcoming Election

World

Iranian Women Set Sights On Upcoming Election

Iranian Women Set Sights On Upcoming Election

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/105064964/105064948" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

On Our Soapbox Blog

Sussan Tahmasebi is a woman's rights activist based in Tehran and a founding member of the One Million Signatures Campaign — a movement seeking to gather one million signatures in hopes of changing gender-biased laws in Iran.

Tahmasebi speaks with host Scott Simon about the role women will play in Iran's upcoming presidential elections.