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This section is updated with news,updates, and articles on one of the main vehicles that effect society in Iran. Women in Iran are the core of positive and progressive change in Iranian society throughout the ages.

It has been set up separately to assist researchers and people who are interested in Iranian woman affairs as a page for direct access to such important topic.

Iran moves closer to rejailing female rights activist over criticism of government

Tehran branch of Iran’s Revolutionary court notified Makvandi and her lawyer of the sentence on Sept. 28. (AFP) October 15, 2020 Iran has moved a step closer to re-imprisoning a female human rights advocate for her peaceful expressions of opposition to the nation's Islamist rulers. Speaking to VOA Persian from Iran earlier this [...]

By |October 15th, 2020|Iran, Woman|

Khamenei’s lieutenants order their thugs to carry out acid attacks

Ayatollah Ali Khamenei of Iran saying Eid Fitr prayers on 15 June 2018. (IRNA) By Ramin Behboudi October 10, 2020 Looking at the faces of the victims of acid attacks in Iran under the clerical rule is a diagram of the oppression of Iranian women. Imagine for a second the amount of oppression on [...]

By |October 10th, 2020|Iran, Woman|

Iran frees rights activist after more than 8 years in prison

Iranian human rights activist Narges Mohammadi. (Supplied) October 08, 2020 Iran has released a prominent human rights activist who campaigned against the death penalty, Iranian media reported Thursday. The semiofficial ISNA news agency quoted judiciary official Sadegh Niaraki as saying that Narges Mohammadi was freed late Wednesday after serving 8 1/2 years in [...]

By |October 8th, 2020|Iran, Woman|

Danes summon Iran’s envoy over reports of illegal divorces

The summons follows recent reports in Danish media about Muslim women being forced to accept divorce deals made by imams in Denmark.. (Getty) October 7, 2020 Denmark on Wednesday summoned the Iranian ambassador over reports the diplomatic mission had allegedly pressured Iranian women living in the Scandinavian country to accept divorce terms drawn [...]

By |October 7th, 2020|Europe, Woman|

Iranian female border porters: A look at their vile treatment

Iranian female porters face hardships to make ends meet while authorities spend national resources on terrorism and warmongering. (Supplied) October 7, 2020 A common job in the impoverished region of western Iran is a porter or someone who carries heavy loads on their backs through treacherous mountain paths, but the job, which is [...]

By |October 7th, 2020|Iran, Woman|

Isfahan remembers acid attacks as cleric speaks out against “bad hijab”

Victims and their portraits. Victims of Acid Attacks Exhibition, Tehran, Iran, 2019. (IranWire) By Shima Shahrabi October 6, 2020 A cleric from Isfahan has sparked controversy after commenting on Iran’s mandatory veiling law, evoking bitter memories of a series of acid attacks on women six years ago. "Society should be made to be insecure for [...]

By |October 6th, 2020|Iran, Woman|

Murdered girls, paranoid men: Another schoolgirl killed for “honor” in Iran

Iranian women make their way in a sidewalk while wearing the “chador,” in downtown Tehran on Aug. 24, 2017. (AP) By Mahrokh Gholamhosseinpour October 6, 2020 News of yet another horrific honor killing has shaken Iran, and yet again the reported victim was no more than a child. On Thursday, October 1 the agency [...]

By |October 6th, 2020|Iran, Woman|

Make life unsafe for bad-hijabs, Ayatollahs urge Iranian police

An Iranian policewoman (L) warns a woman about her clothing and hair during a crackdown to enforce the Islamic dress code in Tehran, April 22, 2017. (ISNA) October 5, 2020 The two Friday Prayer Imams' calls to "make the surroundings unsafe" for women who do not observe the hijab have triggered adverse reactions [...]

By |October 5th, 2020|Iran, Woman|

French-Iranian academic Fariba Adelkhah temporarily released in Iran

A placard with a portrait of French-Iranian academic Fariba Adelkhah, imprisoned in Iran, is placed outside Paris’s city hall on June 5, 2020. (AFP) October 3, 2020 French-Iranian academic Fariba Adelkhah has been temporarily released from prison and is currently in Tehran with an electronic bracelet, her lawyer told AFP on Saturday. Adelkhah “was [...]

By |October 3rd, 2020|Europe, Woman|

“Spy or we publish your photos”: Revolutionary Guards’ attempted blackmail

Mahdieh Golroo left Iran last year after two periods of detention over her peaceful activism. (IranWire) By Shima Shahrabi October 3, 2020 On Wednesday, September 30, the Iranian-born human rights activist Mahdieh Golroo posted a video on her Instagram page alerting others to a threat made against her by the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps. According to [...]

By |October 3rd, 2020|Iran, Woman|