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Interview with Shahrokh (Yeganegi), Farangis

Recollections of childhood and upbringing in a Zoroastrian family; on the status of minorities in Iran and its evolution; recollections of activities of the High Council of Women’s Organization of Iran; recollection of early cooperation with the Women’s Organization of Iran (WOI); on General Haji Ali Razmara’s efforts to involve women in governmental affairs; organization and mode of activity of various women’s groups; recollections of women’s activism for enfranchisement and the Alam government’s reaction; Princess Ashraf’s role in women’s affairs; on the events of 1963-64; on the formation and activities of the Handicrafts of Iran Organization and its impact on rural life in Iran.

Part 1

Part 2

Part 3


Farangis-Shahrokh (Yeganegi)-I- pdf Farangis-Shahrokh (Yeganegi)-II- pdf Farangis-Shahrokh (Yeganegi)-English- pdf


49pp. + summary + biographical note + index

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