In Iran, Women Deploy Social Media in the Fight for Rights

Par Marie Lamensch
Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)

Since the return of hard-line politicians in 2020, government control over women’s lives has become more rigid and invasive. (...)

There are two notable factors that also make this current wave of unrest different: women’s participation, and the internet, social media in particular. These elements are not new to Iranian history and protests, but they have reached an apex.

16 novembre 2022
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