Quote of Tahirih
"You can kill me as soon as you like but you can never stop the emancipation of women."
Tahirih, 1814- 1852, Iran
Biografie Tahirih (Fatima Baraghani)
Tahirih (born in 1814 in Qazvin, Iran; dies in 1852 in Teheran, Iran) was a persian Poet, activist for women's rights and an influential theologian of the Bahá'í Faith. In 1848 she appeared unveilled before 80 men during the Conference of Badasht and gave an eloquent speech. Soon she was arrested and executed in secret.
Tahirih, "Point by Point": famous poem by Tahirih in persian writing.
Collected statements of interviews with iranian women in Teheran 2018, in persian writing.
Genderdiscrimination should be stopped.
I really want to be a stuntwoman.
Listen to your pussy.I want to be free and free.
I love to be free and to do everything I want.
I want to travel all over the world easily.
For success first of all you have to believe that you can.
Don't be afraid to be yourself.
Everything is possible.
I like to ride a motorcycle.
Women are human beings like men.
Respect human rights.
Quote of Olympe de Gouges
“Women has the right to mount the scaffold, she must equally have the right to mount the rostrum […].“
Olympe de Gouges, 1748- 1793, France
Biographie Olympe de Gouges
Olympe de Gouges (born in 1748 in Montauban, died in 1793 in Paris, France) was a french playwright and political activist who demanded the same rights for women and men in France. In 1791 she wrote and published the "Declaration of the Rights of Woman and the Female Citizen." She was executed by Guillotine for attacking the regime.
Tahirih, "Point by Point": famous poem by Tahirih in Englisch.
Collected statements of interviewed, iranian women in Teheran 2018, in English
Excerpt of the "Declaration of the Rights of Woman and the Female Citizen", Olympe de Gouges, which are still upt to date nowadays.
Article 1: Woman is born free and lives equal to man in her rights.
Article 10: No one is to be disquieted for his very basic opinions; woman has the right to mount the scaffold; she must equally have the right to mount the rostrum.
Article 16: No society has a constitution without the guarantee of the rights and the separation of powers; the constitution is null if the majority of individuals comprising the nation have not cooperated in drafting it.
Article 13: For the support of the public force and the expenses of administration, the contributions of woman and man are equal; she share all the duties [corvees] and all the painful tasks; therefore, she must have the same share in the distribution of positions, employments, offices, honors and jobs.
Article 6: The laws must be the expression of the general will; all female and male citizens must contribute either personally or through their representatives to its formation; it must be the same for all: male and female citizens, being equal in the eyes of the law, must be equally admitted to all honors, positions, and public employment
according to their capacity and without other distinctions besides
those of their virtues and talents.