An Urgent Appeal for Peenaz Assudaria, Secunderabad, India

Peenaz Assudaria, is a 32-year kidney failure patient suffering with an acute Kidney Failure requiring an urgent kidney transplant. Her mother has tested to qualify as a potential kidney   donor. Peenaz lost her father early January 2023 on account of which the transplant scheduled for 6th January, has been postponed by a few weeks. The amount…

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South African Freedom Fighter Frene Noshir Ginwala passes away: An Obituary

Frene Ginwalla was a great soul. Respected for her steadfastness to see the end of the barbaric apartheid regime that illegally ruled South Africa from 1948 to 1994.  Frene was my heroine. Her death has left me numb. You believe that human rights warriors never die they live forever.  In a funny way they do. Frene will…

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Book Launch – The Vegetarian Parsi

Book Launch

We are happy to promote a book launch ceremony for Noloufer Mavalvala’s latest recipe book, The Vegetarian Parsi. A full preview of the book can be found on her website. Details for the event: 14 November 2022 | 6 to 8 PM Panter and Hall, 11-12 Pall Mall, St. James’s, London SW1Y 5LU.

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WZO’s solidarity for Iran

WZO expresses its solidarity with the women of Iran in their quest to establish their entitlement to basic human rights. Traditionally the status of women in the history of Zoroastrianism has been one where they have stood on an equal footing with men in all aspects of life. The struggle of Iranian women to re-establish…

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Parsi Times – ‘The Z Factor’: Zerbanoo Gifford And Her Zest For Life!


The Parsi Times have published a wonderful interview with Zerbanoo Gifford, a dear friend and supporter of the World Zoroastrian Organisation, whose father, Bailey Irani was one of our founding members. Zerbanoo has been on our Management Committee and is currently, amongst other things, empowering and mobilising the youth in our community. She always encourages…

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WZO Newsletter 7

WZO Newsletter Issue 7 is now available to read at with information about recent and upcoming events, as well as interesting articles and information for our members, friends and supporters.

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WZO Shahenshai Muktad 6th -15th August 2022

WZO will be holding our Online Live Muktaad Services this year, conducted by our resident priest Ervad Fali Madon with the assistance of other Mobeds and Mobedyars (priests) in the UK . We are happy to introuduce  Mrs Nawaz Vatcha who resides in London this year for the Muktads. She has been training to become…

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Tirgan: The Zoroastrian Festival of the Rains

Background Pattern And Texture Of Rippling Water

  Tirgan: The Zoroastrian Festival of the Rains by Pablo Vazquez In this informative article, we learn about the festival of Tirgan, celebrated on 1st July 2022 this year, its meaning, traditions and importance. We thanks the author Pablo Vazquez for another informative and interesting contribution. WZO will be celebrating Tirgan at WZO House in…

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WZO Newsletter #6

Please follow this link to read our most recent newsletter which contains information about upcoming events as well as some interesting articles for our members, friends and supporters.  

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