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Ebtehaj-Samii, Nayyereh

Oral History Interview

Interviewer
Shirin Samii
Place
Dover, Massachusetts
Date
April, 1984
Condition
Open
Language
Persian
Content
34pp. + summary + biographical note + index + photograph
Interviewee Details
Women's Rights Advocate; Majles Deputy, 1967-1979.
Abstract
Family and educational background; early interest in women's rights; reaction of Iranian women to Reza Shah's campaign against veiling; formation of women's rights groups and their impact on government policy-making; political enfranchisement of women in 1963; participation in elections to the Majles; structure and mode of operation of Iran Novin Party; reminiscences of Amir Abbas Hoveyda; workings of the Majles; government's position on women's rights; Hoveyda's views on the Rastakhiz Party; on the roots of the Revolution of 1978-79.

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