Baha'i Faith of the Shoals
News of the Baha'i Faith in the world
The UN Commission on the Status of Women examined progress for women since the 1995 Beijing conference
A panel there considered how images of women in the media affect their status
The "sexualized" images in advertising, film, and TV demean women and girls, said panelists
Positive solutions include individual action and moral education
A glimpse of conditions faced by Baha'i prisoners inside Iran's Evin prison
Iranian-American journalist Roxana Saberi was imprisoned for about three weeks with two women Bahá'í prisoners. She describes bleak conditions they face as they await trial
Hundreds if not thousands more journalists, women's activists, human rights defenders, and others currently face similar conditions in Iran.
Among these were two Bahá'í prisoners, Fariba Kamalabadi and Mahvash Sabet, with whom Ms. Saberi shared a cell for about three weeks in early 2009.
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