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Reid, Elizabeth

Oral History Interview

Interviewer
Mahnaz Afkhami
Place
Auckland, New Zealand
Date
April 14, 1988
Condition
Open
Language
English
Content
34pp. + biographical note + index + photograph
Interviewee Details
Women's Rights Advocate; Prime Minister's Assistant for Women's Affairs of Australia, 1972-1974; Special Advisor to Women's Organization of Iran, 1975-1978; Director of the Asian and Pacific Center for Women and Development.
Abstract
Recollections of the women's rights movement of Australia; first encounters with and impressions of the Women's Organization of Iran (WOI); reminiscences of life in Tehran; on WOI's international activities; recollections of revolutionary activism in Iran and its impact on women; personal experiences with the Revolution of 1978-79; reference to Pari Soltan Mohammadi's study of conversion experience among previously emancipated women in 1978-79.

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