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Sediqeh Dowlatabadi

Sediqeh Dowlatabadi
Sediqeh Dowlatabadi

Sediqeh Dowlatabadi (1882, Isfahan – July 30, 1961; Persian: صدیقه دولت‌آبادی‎‎) was a Persian feminist activist and journalist and one of the pioneering figures in the Persian women's movement.

Dowlatabadi published the first women's gazette in Esfahan called Zaban-e Zanan in 1919.

Further reading

  • Sediqeh Dowlatabadi: Letters, writings and memories, ed. by Afsaneh Najmabadi & Mahdokht Sanati, 3 vols. (Midland, Chicago 1998). [in Persian]
  • Jasmin Khosravie, Zabān-i Zanān – The Voice of Women. Life and Work of Ṣadīqa Daulatābādī (1882-1961) (EB-Publishers, Berlin 2012). [in German]
  • Mohammad Hossein Khosroupanah, The aims and the fight of Iranian women from the Constitutional Revolution until the Pahlavi dynasty (Payam-e Emruz, Tehran 2002). [in Persian]
  • Afsaneh Najmabadi, Women with mustaches and men without beards: Gender and sexual anxieties of Iranian modernity (Univ. of California Press, Berkeley 2005).
  • Eliz Sanasarian, The women’s movement in Iran: Mutinity, appeasement, and repression from 1900 to Khomeini (Praeger, New York 1982).

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