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Iran Focus

London, 5 Jul - In many movements for social change or social justice, women are there doing a lot of the grunt work and getting none of the praise.

Thankfully, this is not the case in the Iranian Resistance’s struggle for freedom. Dedicated to gender equality and with a female President at the helm of the movement, the Resistance makes it clear that women are not only an integral part of the movement, they’re also highly visible within the movement.

Iran Focus

London, 30 Jun -  Iran has been ranked among the worst offenders for human trafficking according to the latest report by the US State Department.

The Trafficking in Person report, dated Tuesday, June 27, criticised the Regime for not even making the most minimal efforts to stop human trafficking and giving the traffickers a free pass.

Iran Focus

London, 15 Jun - Fifteen nurses in Iran died at work in 2016 due to overwork and stress, according to the deputy leader of a national nursing organisation.

Dr. Jaleh Ezzati, a deputy in the Organization of Nursing System, was giving an interview on the tough working conditions within Iranian hospitals and the troubles faced by female nurses, when she revealed that 15 nurses died during 2016 because of the appalling conditions they have to work under.

Iran Focus

London, 20 Jun - The coordination council of the Iranian Ansar-e Hezbollah has threatened to use the "fire at will” law against women entering sporting arenas.

Hossein Allah-Karam, head of the coordination council of Ansar-e Hezbollah, wrote on Instagram: "This organisation has complaints about the Ministry of Sports and Youths which has illegally and unlawfully dragged hundreds of women and girls as spectators to the recent volleyball games of men.

Iran Focus

London, 15 Jun - Many women in Iran are getting on their bikes in deliberate defiance of the fatwa that bans them from cycling in public.

In order to protest the ban, which was introduced because high-ranking members of the Iranian Regime believe that female cyclists are a threat to morality, many women are not only cycling through Iran, they are posting it on social media using the hashtag #IranianWomenLoveCycling.

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