Veronika Gruber
A poster of Mahsa Amini, who died in Iran after morality police took her into custody for wearing her hijab too loosely, is raised at a protest in Istanbul on December 10, 2022. (Dilara Senkaya/Reuters)

More Than Protest: The Women, Life, Freedom Revolution in Iran

Even though I am currently residing in Cambodia, far away from Iran, the movement for Women, Life, Freedom has been haunting me for weeks, writes Veronika Gruber.

18,000 have been jailed; 500 killed. Closing my eyes and remaining silent in front of this extreme injustice toward humankind would mean my approval of the brutality of the Iranian regime, she says.

Vendors at Oudong market in 2019. (Tran Techseng/VOD)

Opinion: Behind the Market Stall, Women Toil Under Inequality

The dedication of women and girls in balancing their lives between domestic work and informal employment is taken for granted in Cambodia. When it comes to their needs, patriarchal society remains blind — and so do policymakers, writes KAS junior researcher Veronika Gruber.