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Shirin Ebadi: 71 years as an activist

Shirin Ebadi: 71 years as an activist

She lives in the hearts of the oppressed and in the minds of millions who are her admirers— she is Shirin Ebadi. People refer to her as the 2003 Nobel Peace Prize laureate, Iranian lawyer, human rights activist, and former lawyer. Just as the various titles suggest, she is a woman who can not be […]

Prominent author and activist Shin Young-bok dies at 75

Prominent author and activist Shin Young-bok dies at 75

Activist and author Shin Young Bok, who’s best known for writing “Reflections from Prison” passed away on Friday at the age of 75 after suffering from skin cancer. Shin who graduated from Seoul National University, was imprisoned for his pro-democracy ideas in 1968, accused of being part of the Tongil Hyeongmyeongdang (Unification Revolution) party. He remained […]

Emma Watson starts UN inspired feminist book club

Emma Watson starts UN inspired feminist book club

British actress and activist Emma Watson announced her plans of starting her own feminist-themed book club. She took to her accounts on social media such as Twitter and Facebook, to talk in detail about her plans. She took to her twitter asking fans to help her brainstorm for book club names, coming up with “Our […]

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