Spinmeisters Of Iran: Iranian State TV Story On The Role Of Women In Society

As the Iranian government continues to push back against increasingly vocal demands for women's rights in the country, state television channel IRINN aired a story earlier today on the role of women in society, presenting the government's narrative that women are both empowered and enjoy significant freedoms and responsibilities in society and centering the role of motherhood, with one speaker stating that motherhood equates to "put[ting] aside her girlish freedoms" (Google Translate translation).

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This analysis is part of an ongoing collaboration between the Internet Archive and its TV News Archive, the multi-party Media-Data Research Consortium and GDELT.