Search Results for Tag: Tehran
I did it for my daughter, says woman arrested for headscarf protest in Iran
Azam Jangravi’s heart was pounding when she climbed atop an electricity transformer box on Tehran’s busy Revolution Street a year ago. She raised her headscarf in the air and waved it above her head.
Date15.02.2019 | 13:41
TagsAzam Jangravi, compulsory hijab, headscarf, Hijab, Iran, islam, Islamic Revolution, Tehran, women's rigts
Forty years ago, Ayatollah Khomeini founded the Islamic Republic of Iran. There is little excitement left from those times; even pro-reform forces are exhausted, except for the women among them.
Date11.02.2019 | 12:11
TagsFreedom of Speech Award, Hezbollah, Iran, Iraq, Islamis Revolution, Mohammed Khatami, Nezam, Nobel Peace Prize, Shah Reza Pehlavi, Shirin Ebadi, Tehran, 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
Female Genital Mutilation is a crime against women. This week’s edition of Women in the News takes a look at brave women who are willing to be a witness to help other women. Read also other news about women that made it to the headlines.
Date04.09.2015 | 16:33
Tags#endFGM, female genital mutilation, FGM, gay couples, girls, Iran, Kenya, Pokot, saudi arabia, Tehran, women's rights