Keynote Address: Nobel Peace Laureate Shirin Ebadi

February 24, 2006


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Shirin Ebadi
2003 Nobel Peace Prize (the first Iranian and first Muslim woman); Lawyer and Human Rights Activist, Iran; Former President of Bench 24, the Tehran City Court (first woman in the history of Iranian justice to have served as a judge - she was forced to step down in the wake of the 1979 revolution); Cofounder and President, Association for Support of Children’s Rights; Cofounder and President, Human Rights Defence Centre; Author, The Rights of Women

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