Women's Rights & Movements in Iran

Teenage sex slave sentenced to death

Daily Telegraph: A 19-year-old Iranian girl with a mental age of eight who was forced into prostitution by her mother has been sentenced to...

Iran: Girl With Mental Age of Eight Given Death Sentence After Mother Forced Her Into Prostitution F

Amnesty International: A 19-year old girl, “Leyla M”, who has a mental age of eight, reportedly faces imminent execution for “morality-related” offences after being...

Woman deported from B.C. awaits trial in Iran

CTV Canada: An Iranian women's rights activist who was deported from Vancouver recently, despite telling immigration officials that she could be sentenced to death,...

“Women went to war” in ancient Iran

Reuters: These days Iranian women are not even allowed to watch men compete on the football field, but 2,000 years ago they could have...

Three Wives Attempt Suicide After Argument

Reuters: All three wives of a 67-year-old Iranian man took overdoses in an unsuccessful triple suicide attempt after the youngest wife bought an expensive...

Gender equality is tyranny against men, says Iranian woman MP

AFP: An Iranian woman lawmaker is backing the removal of the concept of gender equality from a state development plan in order to prevent...

Iranian women barred from standing in presidential vote

AFP: Iranian women have been barred from standing in next year's presidential election after a powerful conservative body stood by its literal interpretation of...

Students protest forced veiling

Iran Focus: Tehran, Oct. 19 - Students of Iran’s Azad University in the town of Meybod demonstrated against new measures to force female students...

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Iran’s New Generation Seeks Nothing but Regime Change

In a silly and desperate statement, the Iranian regime’s foreign minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian claimed that nothing special is going...

Iran’s Youths Broke the Spell of Fear

One of the main characteristics of the recent protests in Iran is the courage and fearlessness of the people,...

Iran Is on the Brink of a Revolution

The wall of fear has been broken. In many cities across Iran, women are taking to the streets, leading...

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Iran’s Regime Claims To Fill Global Energy Gap Despite Crippled Petroleum Sector

In recent weeks, the Iranian regime’s officials have been...

Iran’s Youths Broke the Spell of Fear

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