Women's Rights & Movements in Iran

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’s Strategy: Moving on the Edge of the Abyss

Iran’s supreme leader Ali Khamenei and his government's officials in the 'young Hezbollahi government' on the eve of the...

Iran Likely To Face Further Oppression Following Cancellation of UNESCO 2030 Guidelines.

The secretary of the Supreme Council of Cultural Revolution (SCCR), Saeed Reza Ameli announced on Monday, September 13, that...

Suicide Has Become Ordinary in Iran’s Society

Suicide is a function of a series of economic, social, political, and cultural issues in society. In Iran, everyone...

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The IRGC’s ‘Gold Mafia’ Is One of the Causes of the Economic Crisis in Iran

Iran is currently undergoing its worst economic period at...

Iran’s Banks Are a Major Source of Corruption

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