Patrica T. Morris
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I have watched with great interest as the women of Iran assert themselves in their country’s post-election demonstrations. The mainstream media here in the U.S. focus on how President Obama, former President Bush, Facebook, and Twitter have sparked the conflict, and not the many years that Iranian women have spent chipping away at the attitudes, laws, and religious restrictions that limit their rights.
The real story is that the Iranian women’s movement has been quietly, and sometimes not so quietly, building momentum for years and was prepared for a …