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About Mehrangiz Kar

Mehrangiz Kar is a human rights lawyer, essayist, and former editor of the now-banned Zan literary review. Her work as an activist for women’s rights often put her in conflict with Iranian authorities. Her publications include Women in the Iranian Labor Market (1994). In 2004-05, she is a visiting scholar at the Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University.

Articles by Mehrangiz Kar

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Constitutional conventions: best practice

Why a referendum?

The constitutional barriers to democracy in Iran make the appeal for a referendum on a new Iranian constitution a logical step, says the human rights lawyer and writer Mehrangiz Kar.
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