Women's Rights & Movements in Iran

Iran’s Female Breadwinners Are Fighting Losing Battle Against Deadly Poverty

Most Iranian families have been subjected to increased economic and social problems throughout 2020 because of the coronavirus outbreak, but those headed by women...

Facts on State-Sponsored Violence Against Iranian Women

Most violence against Iranian women is perpetrated by state agents, according to the Women’s Committee of the National Council of Resistance of Iran, and...

Iran: World Record Hold in Domestic Violence

Iran has yet another world record to add to its collection. In addition to being the world’s leading executioner per capita and the world’s...

Shocking Statistics of Murdering Women in Iran

Iran is one of only six countries that have not signed the United Nations Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against...

Violence Against Women Still Going Strong in Iran

November 25 was the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, but for Iranian women that is still so far out of...

Mandatory Hijab State-Sponsored Violence Against Women in Iran

The Iranian government's most prevalent form of violence against women is the mandatory hijab. In this respect, 100 percent of women forced to veil...

Female Peddlers in Iran Risking Death

Female peddlers in Iran are facing humiliation and the risk of death to make ends meet in these trying times. Battling poverty and institutionalized misogyny,...

Tehran Bans Female Doctor from Working Due to Her Husband’s Complaint

The Iranian government has banned a female doctor, who used to care for 180 to 200 coronavirus (COVID-19) patients daily, from working because her husband filed a complaint.  The doctor...

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Iran: People of Khoy Still Reeling From 5.9-Magnitude Earthquake

An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.9 struck northwest Iran on Saturday, killing at least three people and injuring...

Iran’s Unsolvable Air Pollution Problem

Air pollution will remain at dangerous levels and will increase for the next few days in most big cities,...

The World Must Acknowledge the Iranian People’s Right to Self-defense

Victor Hugo once said: “When dictatorship is a fact, revolution becomes a right.” Throughout history, this has been the...

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Iran: People of Khoy Still Reeling From 5.9-Magnitude Earthquake

An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.9 struck northwest...

Iran’s Unsolvable Air Pollution Problem

Air pollution will remain at dangerous levels and will...

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