Search Results for Tag: Iran
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
Super heroes, mythical female figures in the desert: the Suspended Territories exhibition at the Marta Herford museum shows contemporary women’s art from the Arab World, Iran and North Africa. – Author: Julia Hitz
Date20.01.2018 | 14:44
TagsArab World, Discrimination, female figures, feminism, Gender discrimination, Iran, North Africa, women's rights
Iranians rank among the best customers of the cosmetic industry – despite the strict dress code, the obligation to wear a hijab and the lack of women’s rights. There are many stereotypes about the lives of Iranian women, complains Iranian photographer Samaneh Khosravi. One of them is the woman in a black chador. In her Among Women and Teenagers photo series, Khosravi shows how multifarious life in Iran is and how women have adapted their sense of fashion to the rules of the Islamic Republic.
Date11.11.2017 | 13:33