June 18, 2023 will mark 40 years since 10 Baha’i women were hanged in Shiraz. Their only ‘crime’ was their refusal to renounce their beliefs in a faith that promotes the principles of gender equality, unity, justice, and truthfulness. This collection highlights Baha’i Blog content relating to the ongoing persecution of Baha’is in Iran.
Across Australia young people are participating in an endeavour that strives to give them a voice in today’s society. Through the Junior Youth Spiritual Empowerment Program, these junior youth groups are enhancing their power of expression, sharpening their spiritual perception, analysing the constructive and destructive forces of society and changing their surroundings through the service projects.
Jackson in Action: Youth Model the Change They Desire
This video is told largely from the perspective of the youth in Jackson, Tennessee, who are really making things happen! The video shows how the Baha’i-inspired Junior Youth Spiritual Empowerment Program (JYSEP) is changing lives in the neighbourhood.
Here are a few more Baha’i Blog articles relating to Junior Youth and the Junior Youth Spiritual Empowerment Program:
Naysan is passionate about using the arts and media to explore the teachings of the Baha’i Faith. Back in 2011, Naysan started up the Baha’i Blog project, channeling his experiences in both media and technology companies to help create a hub for Baha’i-inspired content online.
Well done from Baha’i in Ireland
Joe Walshe (June 6, 2015 at 7:42 AM)
Very Inspiring experience and well done to this old lady for having this effort.
Well done also to the Baha’i Blog to sharing such a nice experience.
Adeel Neakakhtar (July 7, 2015 at 3:45 AM)
Thank you for your encouragement Adeel. 🙂
Naysan (July 7, 2015 at 10:08 PM)