A Poet Who 'Never Sold Her Pen or Soul'

June 10, 2006 - Nora Boustany, Washington Post

The voice of poet Simin Behbahani rises, soothing the wounds of Iranians betrayed by a revolution that has curtailed their rights and failed to deliver social justice.

Banouyeh Iran

June 17, 2004 - Fariba Amini, iranian.com

A heart-to-heart with poet Simin Behbahani

Simin Behbehani, A Poet For The Ages, Captures Nation's Suffering And Joys

March 05, 2004 - By Nazi Azima, RFE/RL

In December 1977, the United Nations General Assembly adopted a resolution proclaiming 8 March as a commemorative day honoring women's rights and international peace. The tradition of marking a special woman's day stretches back nearly a century, and continues to unite women across the world regardless of ethnic and political boundaries. [note: This article is part 3 of a four-part series profiling extraordinary women in Iran, Afghanistan, Uzbekistan, and Kazakhstan.]