Having experienced 105 days of detention What is the secret for her resilience in overcoming the hardship?

Dr. Haleh Esfandiari, who has lived in the United States for over 30 years, has served an important role in shaping public opinion in the United States and Iran. In late December 2006 during her visit to her home country Iran, she was accused of engaging in anti-government activities and was detained by the Iranian Ministry of Intelligence and National Security for 105 days. We asked her about current situations in Iran, in which women serve a key role of social change, and also about women's social advancement in Japan and her secret to overcoming difficulties.
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