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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...

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,...

Women’s Role in Leading Iran’s November 2019 Protests

On November 15, 2019, anti-establishment protests broke out in Iran, starting over the tripling of fuel prices and then becoming about all the problems...

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...

Iran: Ayatollahs Increasing Hijab Enforcement

As the rest of the world is continuing its fight against the coronavirus, the Iranian government is concentrating on increasing the activities of its...

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Tehran Unofficially Increases the Price of Bread and Eggs

According to Iranian state media outlets, the price of bread and eggs have practically increased despite officials’ claims. On...

Rouhani Claims Iran COVID Daily Deaths Are Less Than 100

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said Saturday that deaths from Coronavirus in Iran were less than 100 per day, but...

Iran Faces Blackouts and Air Pollution

In recent weeks, Iranian citizens have faced unprecedented power outages, leading Iran’s capital and major cities to darkness. In...

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UK rights group urges Human Rights Watch to retract flawed report

Iran Focus: London, May 22 – A human rights...

Man hanged in prison in north-west Iran

Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Apr. 23 – Authorities hanged...