Search Results for Tag: Iran
Her family wanted to sell her as a bride. An Iranian film director saved her by breaking the main rule of documentary filmmaking: do not interfere. The story became one of the best documentaries of the year, “Sonita.”
Date23.12.2016 | 13:03
TagsAfghanistan, Child marriage, Eminem, girls' rights, Iran, rapper, Rihanna, Rokhsareh Ghaem Maghami, Sonita, Strongheart, women's rigthts
Radio Dange Nwe, founded and run by women in Halabja in northern Iraq, has literally been making waves in recent years. The program fights conservative ideas and helps refugee women discuss and solve their problems.
Date31.10.2016 | 11:31
Iran is holding numerous women in jail on political charges. They include human rights activists, journalists, artists and simply engaged citizens.
Date16.08.2016 | 14:17
Tagsactivist, Bahareh Hedayat, Fariba Kamalabadi, feminism, Homa Hoodfar, Iran, Narges Mohammadi, Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, Reyhaneh Tabatabaei, women's rights, Zahra Rahnavard
Even though men and women do not share equal rights in Iran, 29-year-old businesswoman Tabassom wants to bring her start-up company to success. Will she prevail in a male-dominated country?
Date13.10.2015 | 12:29
Refugees who are fleeing from Syria are getting a lot of attention right now. Many people are seriously concern and would like to help. Along with this sympathy, people are upset if they hear news about refugees being ill-treated or misused by anybody. Are your comments included in this week’s Comments of the Week? Check it out here.
Date15.09.2015 | 14:04
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
Most of the readers’ comments refer to articles about the ISIS’s brutality against women and about child marriage. But there are also comments on articles about relationships. Check it out here!
Date12.06.2015 | 13:15
Tagsbangladesh, Child marriage, India, Iran, IS, ISIS, love and relationships, tradition, women's rights, Yazidi