عنوان مقاله [English]
The Persian Constitutional Revolution which is famous as Mašrūṭa opened the way for cataclysmic change in Persia, declaring the modern era. It saw a period of unprecedented debate in a flourishing press. In the shadow of the Persian Constitutional Revolution, press and newspaper increased extensively to bring about and propagate the new ideas, values and thoughts of modernity. To grasp this unique opportunity, educated women used well known newspaper as a medium to broadcast their reformist and progressive thoughts.
This article explores women’s writing in Iran Now newspaper to find out their themes, arguments and also the journalistic features of the articles. Studying all of related texts in the newspaper, the research uses qualitative research analysis to gather and analyze data.
Findings display that firstly, they reported the social situation of their contemporary women, which implicates their dishonored and humiliated level of social dignity. Secondly, they underscored the necessity of women’s education, drawing three main factors out of those texts. Women’s education will prepare and equipped women for their main social roles of upbringing, their children as mothers and housekeeping as wives. Both of which bring about next qualified generation whom causes further progressive and civilized society.