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Women Can’t Sing in Iran: One Artist’s Struggle to Be Heard

Fatemeh Hosseinzadeh, Living Life Fearless – 4 April 2021 Samaneh Mahmoudi (Naria) is an up-and-coming singer in Iran who, by law, cannot sing solo because of her gender. Samenah talks about the struggles growing up as a budding singer in a house where her parents urged her to be quiet so the neighbours wouldn’t hear. “Despite…

Pride and prejudice: how Asia’s women have triumphed even in face of adversity

South China Morning Post – 7 March 2021 South China Morning Post’s Today in Asia celebrates women this week with a compilation of inspiring stories from women in Asia the past twelve months. Throughout the trials and tribulations of Covid-19, women in Asia have also managed to land a spacecraft on Mars, participate in feminist…