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.
Teenagers have been characterized as being rebellious, in search of their identities, and in a transitioning period of maturity. Most of all, they are expected to grow up. Can we say that the world is in a similar stage of adolescence? In this TEDxYouth talk held in Toronto, Canada in June 2017 Benn McGregor explores this idea through creative comparisons.
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.