Shirin Ebadi recommends

51df540xptl_ss500_Asked to recommend a book to IF attendees and readers of this blog, Shirin Ebadi suggested Lipstick Jihad by Azadeh Moaveni.

An Iranian lawyer and human rights activist, Shirin Ebadi was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2003 for her significant and pioneering efforts in democracy and human rights, especially for the rights of women and children. She is the first Iranian and the first Muslim woman to receive the prize.

She will be at the ideaFestival on September 13 addressing the vital subject of peace.

Wayne