Maryam Amid

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Maryam Amid-Semnani

Maryam Amid-Semnani (Persian: مریم عمید سمنانی‎) was an Iranian intellectual and journalist active during the early 20th century. In Iran, she is remembered for founding Shokufeh, an influential women's magazine.[1] She also established the Iranian Women's Society, which reportedly had 5,000 members at the peak of its popularity.[2]

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  1. BBC News (2018) Women and their achievements feature on billboards in Iran. BBC News, 13 October. Available at: [Accessed 19 April 2020].
  2. "Women in the Middle East: Past and Present". Princeton University (Accessed 19 April 2020).
  • فرهنگ قومس؛ فصلنامه پژوهشی، فرهنگی، هنری استان سمنان، شماره ۳۷ و ۳۸ بهار و تابستان ۱۳۸۶/Ghomis Culture, The quarterly research of cultural and artistic in Semnan Province, numbers 37–38, spring and summer 2007.
  • روزنامه سرمایه، شماره ۲۵۷ (۲ شهریور ۱۳۸۵)- Sarmayeh Newspaper, number 257, (24 August 2006).
  • /Journalist women under the shadow of constitutionalism[permanent dead link]

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