Men Standing Up for Women with Maz Jobrani

Men Standing Up for Women with Maz Jobrani

Men Standing Up for Women with Maz Jobrani

The Man Enough Podcast - December 5, 2022 - 50:56

Iran is in the midst of the largest women’s revolution in the history of the world. Comedian and actor Maz Jobrani, breaks down the protest in Iran, the murder that started it and how men in the West can be courageous allies from across the world. As an Iranian man raised in the US, Maz has a unique perspective on the differences between women’s movements in both countries and the similarities in the attitudes and policies that led to the loss of integral human rights for women during Iran's 1979 revolution. New episodes every Monday 🎙️ The video version of every episode and bonus features will always be available on the @wearemanenough YouTube channel ( ) and at The Man Enough Podcast is produced by Wayfarer Studios and presented by Procter and Gamble, in partnership with Cadence13, an Audacy company.An Overview of the Revolution in IranThe protests in Iran erupted after the death of Mahsa Amini, who was visiting Tehran with family when “morality police” arrested her for allegedly violating hijab laws. She died from battery in police custody. Women and youth have been leading the protests, demanding social freedom and political change, gender equality and the end of the state’s regime. The government has deployed violent tactics against protestors and while numbers are difficult to verify due to the lack of independent reporting in Iran, 15,915 protesters have been detained and 351 have been killed since the protests began, according to the lHuman Rights Activists News Agency.About Maz Jobrani: Maz Jobrani is an acclaimed Iranian-born American stand up comedian, actor, author and podcast host. Jobrani is most known for his Netflix and showtime specials Immigrant, Brown and Friendly, I Come in Peace, and I’m Not a Terrorist, But I’ve Played One on TV. His filmography includes roles in Jimmy Vestvood, Friday After Next, CBS’s Superior Donuts and Curb Your Enthusiasm.SHOW NOTES 00:00 Episode Starts 01:44 Introducing Maz Jobrani 06:31 When Was The Last Time You Didn't Feel Enough? 09:32 How Do Men Support a Women's Revolution? 16:50 Comedy Allows Us to Take a Hard Look At Our World 27:52 How Can Men Make a Change? 34:34 Acknowledging the Similarities Between Iran and the West 38:39 Generational Differences Among Men 48:12 What does it mean to be Man Enough? Key Quotes from the Episode: “Iran is a cautionary tale of what happens when you let religion seep into politics. If you don’t think they can take away your right…they already did” - Maz Jobrani “Although the 1979 revolution in Iran is often called an Islamic revolution, it can actually be said to be a revolution of men against women." -Nobel laureate Shirin Ebadi JOIN THE MAN ENOUGH COMMUNITY: Subscribe to the Man Enough newsletter for behind the scenes, updates, sneak peeks of new episodes, and positive masculinity content: the Man Enough book: the Boys Will Be Human book: MAZ JOBRANI LINKS: Instagram: @mazjobrani Twitter: @mazjobrani FOLLOW THE HOSTS:Justin Baldoni Text: +1 (310) 845-6909 Liz Plank Jamey Heath #mahsaamini #iran #revolution #ally

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