Women's Rights & Movements in Iran

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’s Presidential Election Changes Nothing in Economy

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Iran’s Attacks on the Environment

The Iranian government has been condemned for human rights abuses dozens of times over the past 40 years, but...

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The Plight of Female Street Vendors in Iran

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Reuters: Angela Merkel expressed strong support for Israel on...