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.
In this presentation hosted by the Wilmette Institute, Sovaida Ma’ani Ewing explores the current health crisis is highlighting the degree to which we are interdependent and connected. While many of our greatest threats are collective, we lack the necessary global institutions to make authoritative and binding decisions and to enforce them. In this presentation, Sovaida explores the kinds of institutions that can ensure humanity’s collective well-being.
In her innermost heart, Sonjel is a stay-at-home parent and a bookworm with a maxed out library card but professionally she is a museologist with a background in English Literature. She currently lives on Prince Edward Island, an isle in the shape of a smile on the eastern Canadian coast. Sonjel is a writer who loves to listen to jazz when she's driving at night.