Iranian Feminist on How Western Liberals Are Making Women’s Lives Worse in Her Country

Masih Alinejad has a blunt message for Western feminists trying to help her country’s women: You’re making it worse.

“I keep hearing in the West especially, Western feminists who go to my country — the female politicians — we don’t want to break the country’s law,” Alinejad said at TheWrap’s Power Women Breakfast in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday, noting that many well-intentioned foreigners choose to wear veils when traveling in Islamic-dominated countries like Iran.

“Women of Iran don’t want to be slaves,” she said. “They don’t want to be told by men...

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By: TheWrap - Wednesday, 13 June

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