“It’s important to be aware of what’s going on in the world and to think about how you can start to make a difference, even when you’re a kid.”
Iranian authorities have suspended the execution by stoning of a woman convicted of adultery, the Foreign Ministry sa
The White House was quick to deny a Financial Times report two weeks ago that U.S.
A United Nations panel says Arabs, Kurds and other minorities in Iran face discrimination because of their ethnicity.
Women in Iran have resisted attempts by the Islamic theocratic regime to render them second-class citizens following
Mohamed Mostafaei was detained in Turkey because of passport problems but can apply for asylum if he wants to, the ag
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad inaugurated a new policy on Tuesday to encourage population growth, dismissing
"Today I was again contacted after being interrogated, I was summoned through a telephone call.
On a cold winter day, Iranian women's rights activist and journalist Fariba Davoodi Mohajer made an about-face: Havin
Over the past weeks Amnesty International and other human rights organizations have been highlighting the plight of t
Addressing a meeting of the Community of Democracies in Krakow, Poland, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton spoke of t
The World Organisation Against Torture (OMCT) has been informed by reliable sources of the imminent execution of Ms.
The Iranian judiciary should immediately halt plans to execute Zeynab Jalalian and other Kurdish dissidents, Human Ri
When Iranian girls go out these days, their friends warn them they face trouble if they are wearing makeup or are fas
Narges Mohammadi, an Iranian journalist and prominent human rights activist, was arrested on June 10th by Intelligenc
Shadi Sadr, a renowned Iranian human rights lawyer, women's rights activist and member of Women Living Under Muslim L
It might be hard to imagine that a woman's attendance at a university would be contingent upon the way she dresses.
Iran has sentenced in absentia award-winning women's rights activist Shadi Sadr and another fellow activist to jail a
Without fanfare, the United Nations this week elected Iran to its Commission on the Status of Women, handing a four-y
Iranian women have pushed the battle for equal rights online even as security forces aggressively monitor the Interne
Last week Freedom House released their "Women's Rights in the Middle East" report, on the state of gender e
Gender Related Excerpts from II Conclusions and/or Recommendations:
In the first part of my research-based article on titled 'Iran: Clerics or pimps', readers must have already learnt a
Numerous women's rights campaigners, female journalists and relatives are being arrested and persecuted as authoritie