Women’s Participation in the May 2017 Elections

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Many have considered the recent presidential and City and Village Council elections to be a crucial moment for women’s rights activists in Iran. The Iranian Women’s Movement have used both elections as an opportunity to challenge some of …

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The Importance of Civic Engagement

On 25 May 2017, German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, and former President of the United States, Barack Obama, addressed the crowd at the German Protestant Kirchentag festival in Berlin. With the theme as, “Being Involved in …

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Demosisto and other pro-democracy movements in Hong Kong

By Leigh Crossett, NID Intern

In April 2016, Hong Kong students, Joshua Wong and Nathan Law, founded a new pro-democracy political party called ‘Demosisto’ (Branigan). Derived from the Latin words, “demos”, meaning “the people”, and “sisto”, meaning “standing up”, the …

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More women in local Iranian elections

By Leigh Crossett, NID Intern

On 19 May 2017, Iranian voters took to the polls to elect their new city and village councilors in tandem with the presidential election. While the power of city and village councils’ are limited as …

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The Importance of Civic Engagement

By Leigh Crossett, NID Intern

On 25 May 2017, German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, and former President of the United States, Barack Obama, addressed the crowd at the German Protestant Kirchentag festival in Berlin. With the theme as, “Being Involved in …

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The Future of Global Development for Women

By Ava Sassani, NID Intern

With more than 10,000 microfinance institutions standing as fixtures of the world’s developing economies today (Microfinance Market Outlook, 2014), microfinance, the technique of combating poverty through the opening of traditionally inaccessible financial channels, remains alive …

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کنش های خشونت پرهیز فراکسیون زنان مجلس ششم

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Democracy and Nonviolence in today’s World

November 17th from 5:30 to 7 PM. Nonviolent Initiative for Democracy in collaboration with MIT will present “Democracy and Nonviolence in today’s World” a lecture by Dr. Ramin Jahanbegloo.

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(Farsi) پروتستانیسم دینی، داعش یا دموکراسی؟

(Farsi) پروتستانیسم دینی، داعش یا دموکراسی؟

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“Educating the Heart & Mind” A Talk by Dalai Lama

Saturday November 1, 9:30 to 11:30 AM The Tibetan Association of Boston will host "Educating the Heart & Mind" a talk by Dalai Lama on Saturday November 1st, from 9:30 to 11:30 AM at TD Garden, in Boston.

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