Iran's workers are fighting to protect their rights and their livelihoods. Prohibited by law from unionizing freely and independently, they are battling for decent wages, better working conditions and job security. They want their voices to be heard and their labour rights to be respected. The response of the government has been brutal – the authorities regularly attack, harass and detain trade unionists. Some are serving long sentences.
What Tavaana Students Have to Say
This course taught me to know myself better and how to face the injuries that my spouse and I suffered while we were imprisoned. I came to have a more rational view of it, and I became more skilled in interacting with people who are victims of trauma.
- Bahram, Trauma Healing course graduate