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 talk, produced by Bahaiteachings.org, Leila Rassekh Milani, a policy advocate for the organization Futures Without Violence, has reached one major conclusion in her work: we are all one, and violating that principle harms us all. In this powerful talk, Leila gives viewers three simple steps we can all take to end slavery, human trafficking and violence against women and girls.
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.