- 18k Solid Gold Women Life Freedom Zan Zendegi Azadi Pendant.
- Size approx. 1 inch
- Weight approx. 5.4-5.6 grams
- Weight and the bail may be slightly different since it's a handmade product. The chain in the pictures is not included, you’ll receive only the pendant.
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Women life freedom (Zan zendegi azadi) is a popular Kurdish political slogan used by both the Kurdish independence movement and the Democratic Union movement . The slogan became a rallying cry during protests following Mahsa Amini's death.
Wearing the hijab is compulsory in some Muslim countries and optional or restricted in Muslim-majority and non-Muslim-majority countries. In Aceh, Indonesia, Muslim women are required to wear the hijab, and all women in Iran and Afghanistan are required to do so.
Iranian law states that "clear violations of religious taboos in public" It is stipulated that "those who do" should be punished with up to two months' imprisonment or 74 lashes. In practice, this means that women must cover their hair with scarves and their arms and legs with loose clothing.
Throughout history, Iranian women have participated in state riots. In 2022, they are leading the way, directly targeting the regime's repressive treatment of women and girls, but the Iranian government is responding with deadly force to end the protests. Despite the violence they sponsor, people across Iran and around the world representing different ages, genders, income levels and regions join or support women- and student-led movements.
The United Nations (UN) Convention on the Elimination of All Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) is the most comprehensive agreement on women's rights. We condemn all forms of discrimination against women and reaffirm the importance of ensuring equal political, economic, social, cultural and civil rights for women and men.
CEDAW stipulates that women should have equal political, economic, social, cultural and civil rights regardless of marital status and calls on states to enact national laws prohibiting discrimination.
It allows States to actually take temporary special measures to accelerate the implementation of equality between men and women and to take action to change the social and cultural patterns that perpetuate discrimination. States parties agree that contracts and other private documents that limit the legal capacity of women are “deemed void” .The Convention also addresses the need for equal access to education.
We are all entitled to human rights. These include the right to live free from violence and discrimination. enjoy the highest possible standard of physical and mental health; own property; vote; and get equal pay. However, many women and girls around the world still face discrimination based on sex and gender. Gender inequality underpins many problems that disproportionately affect women and girls, including domestic and sexual violence, low wages, lack of access to education and inadequate health care. Women should be free from fear of gender-based violence, including rape and other forms of sexual violence, female genital mutilation (FGM), forced marriage, forced pregnancy, forced abortion and forced sterilization. But there is still a long way to go before all women can enjoy these rights. For example, many women and girls around the world still do not have access to safe and legal abortions. In some countries, people who want or need to terminate a pregnancy are often forced to make impossible choices.
- Risk your life or go to jail. Women in Iran have battled a mandatory dress code for decades, but now defy it as an act of defiance by going out and living without a hijab. doing.
- Dress codes are the most visible form of discrimination, but they are only one aspect of the systemic discrimination they face.
The economic crisis that preceded this uprising has pushed many in Iranian society to the brink of poverty and disproportionately affected women. discriminates against women in access to employment, including denying them the same benefits in the workforce. More than 50% of Iran's university graduates are female, but female unemployment is more than double her male unemployment rate, a trend of increasing concern since the Covid-19 pandemic.
One of her highlights for gender equality in 2022 is the surge in solidarity, from Mexico to Ukraine to Iran. More and more governments are pursuing feminist foreign policies. In the United States, Ketanji Brown Jackson became the first black woman elected to the Supreme Court, and a record number of women were elected to state legislatures, legislatures, and governors across the country.
What hit rock bottom was aggressive attacks and passive enforcement of the rights of girls and women around the world. In fact, girls and women still have only three-quarters of her legal rights as boys and men. And while the COVID-19 pandemic has put the gender dimension of inequality in the spotlight, the once bright lights have faded, leaving us with lasting causes and consequences of gender inequality. Despite the incredible number of people working for an equal and gender-just world, there are still many places in the world where women are not given the same rights as men.
These laws range from ridiculous to horrible.
Women can be kidnapped
If a man who kidnaps a woman intends to marry her, his sentence is automatically reduced. If a man marries the victim after the abduction, he is exempt from further persecution and punishment. Lebanon has similar laws, and men who commit rape or kidnap are not prosecuted if they marry the victim after the crime.
Women's testimony is half of what counts for men
In Iran, female testimony has less value in court than male testimony in cases such as adultery. In most of these cases, at least twice as many women as men have to testify. At least two men and four women must testify if the punishment is likely to be severe.
Husbands have more rights than wives
In Israel, divorce depends only on the will of the husband. On the other side of the world, Mali passed a law in 2011 obliging men to remain patriarchs and women to obey men. It also explains that if a woman is divorced or dies, she must wait three months to remarry. Men have no such restrictions.
Female soloists are still prohibited in Iran. According to an Iranian singer living in Australia, the ban on women singing solo is the most obvious obstacle in music for women. She points to the many problems bands with female singers have in obtaining concert permits. Dancing is considered an integral part of Persian history and tradition, but Islamic law makes it illegal to dance in public in Iran.
Iranian women are allowed to participate in sports that require them to remove the hijab, but only in arenas reserved for women.If there are unrelated men in the audience, they are barred from public events.
Women in Iran still struggle with these simple human rights
As a little help to calm the heart of the people living in Iran, We have managed making Solid Gold Women Life Freedom Zan Zendegi Azadi Pendant Necklace and Silver Women Life Freedom Zan Zendegi Azadi Pendant Necklace both in a beautiful Persian Calligraphy.
Women’s rights are human rights and we must not take our Human Rights Act for granted. Everyone who believes victims and survivors should have access to justice is invited to join us and save our human rights.”