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Meeting Shirin Ebadi

Iranian Nobel laureate Shirin Ebadi was recently at the Voy X La Paz Peace Conference in Uruguay, where she participated in talks on human rights and possible paths to peace.

The 71 year old Iranian lawyer Shirin Ebadi is small of growth, however votes hers is big. Ebadi graduated from the University of Tehran in 1969, six years later she became Iran's first female judge, at the capital city court. However, she lost the position after Ayatollah Khomeini came to power in 1979. Since the end of the 80 century, she has excelled as a lawyer and human rights advocate. In 2003, she was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, precisely for her fearless struggle for democracy and equal rights for all people.

The Argentine foundation Fundacion Para La Democracia Internacional (Foundation For International Democracy) recently hosted the peace conference Voy X La Paz (directly translated from Spanish: "I go for peace") in Montevideo. The foundation works to raise awareness and strengthen the democratic processes in all walks of life, and together with Nobel laureates Lech Walesa, Adolfo Pérez Esquivel and Rigoberta Menchu, Shirin Ebadi was invited to the conference to discuss possible ways of peace in the world, and what tools has to strengthen workers' conditions.

The road to peace

Shirin Ebadi (Photo: Ana Valdés)

When Ny Tid meets her, she admits. . .

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Ana L. Valdés
Valdés is a writer, anthropologist and activist.

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