Iran’s first champions of women’s rights understood that the denial of opportunities to females impeded economic progress. As this sentiment is being echoed today, Iran’s leaders must make good on its promises for greater gender equality.
Leila Seradj is a recent Fletcher School graduate. She has worked for the New America Foundation, and most recently for a fellowship program for emerging leaders in girls' education at the Brookings Institution.
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