“It’s important to be aware of what’s going on in the world and to think about how you can start to make a difference, even when you’re a kid.”
Iranian authorities allegedly lifted the death sentence imposed on Kurdish woman activist Zeyneb Jalalian.
For years, a Bay Area couple had been trying to publicize the danger that dissidents from their native Iran faced at
This past year there were signs that the world is waking up to the power and contribution of women.
The International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women is seared into our memory by the example of the &
This week Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton announced new, stricter sanction
A number of Iranian and Egyptian women experts and officials have held a meeting to discuss developments in the Middl
More than 500 Iranian women's rights activists and their supporters have issued a statement calling on authorities to
Iran has released two prominent cultural figures from jail following intense criticism of its crackdown against artis
The Iranian government has announced it will not allow a United Nations special rapporteur into the country.
Tehran's prosecution service on Monday confirmed the arrest of Pagah Ahangarani, a reporter, actress and film-maker w
Human rights activists have raised serious concerns about a lawyer who fell foul of Iran's Islamic regime for highlig
As arbitrary arrests continue in Iran, EU High Representative Catherine Ashton released a statement on 5 July condemn
Two Iranian activists have been arrested as a group of political prisoners ended a hunger strike protesting the death
Prison guards in Iran are giving condoms to criminals and encouraging them to systematically rape young opposition ac
An Iranian photojournalist and women's rights activist who campaigned for female football fans to be allowed to enter
In an annual survey known as the Rule of Law Index, issued by the World Justice Project, Iran ranks last out of 66 na
The controversial death of Dr. Ms. Haleh Sahabi is coming under international scrutiny as the U.S.
The commander of the regime's suppressive police force spoke about intensifying actions against what he called &ldquo
Nobel Peace laureate Shirin Ebadi and four human rights organizations have jointly called on the UN Human Rights Coun
Female political prisoners in the quarantine section of Iran's Evin Prison have issued a letter for Iranian Women's D
Iran was reelected to a seat on a UN commission on population and development Thursday, drawing an angry reaction fro
Nothing is more telling about a society than its views of itself especially those of its youth who carry the burden o
Iranian judicial authorities should immediately release two recently detained women's rights activists, the Internati
Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has said that Iran's Islamic system has made g
Ameneh Bahrami has been waiting a long time for the justice she seeks.
Large numbers of Iranian schoolgirls staged a rally in front of the Saudi embassy in Tehran on Tuesday to protest at
Iranians take to the streets in Tehran to show support for Bahraini women enduring the violence and crimes committed
Iranian women will take to the streets in a show of solidarity with Bahraini women who are continually falling victim
In remarks commemorating the 100th anniversary of International Women's Day, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton took
Iranian lawmaker Fatemeh Ajorlu has criticized the United Nations for the approach it has adopted toward the plight o
Iranian Vice-President Fatemeh Bodaqi in a meeting with the Afghan parliament's female lawmakers stressed the necessi
Iranian women are not the type of women who remain silent and consider themselves lesser than men.
Iranian Ambassador Mashallah Shakiri has said that Lahore College for Women University (LCWU) has great role in women
Male and female students will be separated at a Tehran university in the upcoming academic year in the latest instanc
This paper journeys along the theoretical and historical trajectories of the early stage of post-revolutionary Iran,
Ms. Sarvnaz Chitsaz, NCRI Women's Committee Chair, described the barbaric execution of Ms.