Search Results for Tag: Iran
“I see no other option but to start a hunger strike from August 23. It is the only way I can express my protest against the continued pressure on my family and friends,” wrote jailed Iranian human rights lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh in a note posted on her husband’s Facebook page.
Date28.08.2018 | 14:51
TagsBarbara Lochbihler, Evin prison, Farhad Meisami, Hassan Rouhani, Human rights, hunger strike, Iran, Nasrin Sotoudeh, Shirin Ebadi, women's rights
Sadaf Foroughiʹs debut feature film, AVA, examines the complexities of the relationship between a mother and a teenage daughter living in present day Tehran. The movie is both a fascinating character study and an examination of the damage caused by the rules governing women’s behaviour in Iranian society.
Date12.07.2018 | 8:49
What can women’s rights activists in the West learn from the struggle of feminist movements in Iran? DW spoke with researcher Janet Bauer, who has extensively studied women’s issues in different cultural contexts.
Date03.07.2018 | 13:42
The World Cup has given Iranian women the chance to do what many take for granted — going to watch football matches. Activists are now pushing world football’s governing body FIFA to end the ban issue once and for all.
Date28.06.2018 | 12:34
The most successful Iranian woman photographer and filmmaker of her generation is back with a film about a legendary female Arab singer. Before the movie’s summer release, Neshat dwells on her rootless artistic life.
Date17.04.2018 | 12:47
Tags"Women without Men", Arab, Berlin, Iran, Islamic Revolution, Islamic societies, Middle East, Oum Kulthum, Shirin Neshat, Silver Lion, Venice Film Festival, women's rights
In an interview with DW, one of the most popular women authors in Iran and Germany talks about the impact of censorship on her work, and why she devotes her time to educate women in writing.
Date19.02.2018 | 14:48
The Quran calls for women to dress modestly, though interpretations as to what that means vary. Here an overview of the most common types of clothing worn by Muslim women.
Date08.02.2018 | 14:37
Tagsabaya, burqa, chador, Gulf States, Hijab, Iran, muslim, niqab, Quran, Salafi, saudi arabia, women's rights