Women's Rights & Movements in Iran

Iran remains closed to the idea of women in art

AFP: When entering a music hall in the Iranian capital to hear a performance by folk diva Pari Zanganeh, one could be forgiven for...

Islamic Government Tightens Control on Women’s Dress

Radio Farda: The Islamic government has heightened its campaign against violations of the Islamic dress code, as more women appear in Tehran and other...

Widespread crackdown on women

Iran Focus: A new wave of crackdown against young people, particularly girls, has been launched by the Iranian security forces in conjunction with other...

Iranian Parliament Proposes National Costume To Combat Western Fashions

AFP: Iran's conservative parliament is preparing designs for national Islamic costumes to combat the corrupting influence  of Western fashion, a prominent MP said Wednesday....

Iranian hardliners rule out gender equality

AFP: Iran's conservative-dominated parliament voted down a bid by its reformist predecessor to support women's rights and enforce gender equality, press reports said Wednesday....

Nearly 200 ‘badly covered’ women arrested in Iran

Hindustan Times: Tehran, Nearly 200 Iranian women wearing head coverings considered insufficient under the country's Islamic code have been arrested, newspapers reported today. ...

Iran cracks down on summer dress

BBC: Iran's government has launched a crackdown on women who flout the strict Islamic dress codes during the hot summer months. BBCBy Sadeq...

Iran’s Sex Slaves Suffer Hideously Under Mullahs

Insight on the News - By Donna M. Hughes: A measure of Islamic fundamentalists' success in controlling society is the depth and totality with...

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Iran: Civil Disobedience and Conflict With the State Norms

Corruption and fear of the people’s fury and protests are factors that Iranian officials and state media are warning...

Who’s in the Iran Presidential Race and Does It Matter?

Iranian supreme leader Ali Khamenei has long expressed his support for a “young and hezbollahi” government with a president in...

Iran Media Admits Cause to Economic Crisis

Hatred towards the Iranian ruling system has only increased due to the economic and social crises that the people...

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Iran’s Government Has Just $4 Billion in Gross Official Reserves

Three day ago, the International Monetary Fund reported about...

Tragedy of Iran’s Student Dropouts, An Ominous Gift From the Rulers

Iranian lawmaker Behrouz Mohebi pointed to the 30 to...

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