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  1. IRAN: Women on the Frontline of the Fight for Rights

    When Shahrzad Kariman finally saw her imprisoned daughter Shiva Nazar Ahari earlier this month, it was for a brief mo

    Sunday, September 12, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 093
  2. IRAN: Iran Woman's Stoning Suspended After Global Outcry

    Iranian authorities have suspended the execution by stoning of a woman convicted of adultery, the Foreign Ministry sa

    Wednesday, September 8, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 056
  3. IRAN: Zvi Bar'el / Iran's Women Defeat Ahmadinejad's 'Legal Prostitution' Bill

    The White House was quick to deny a Financial Times report two weeks ago that U.S.

    Wednesday, September 1, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 008
  4. INTERNATIONAL: Human Rights Watch says US Needs to Protect Women in Detention from Sexual sid

    The US government needs to strengthen its protection of people in immigration detention to prevent sexual abuse and t

    Saturday, August 28, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 980
  5. IRAN: UN Panel: Minorities in Iran Face Discrimination

    A United Nations panel says Arabs, Kurds and other minorities in Iran face discrimination because of their ethnicity.

    Friday, August 27, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 885
  6. IRAN: Two Iranian Activists Win Press-Freedom Awards

    Two Iranian rights activists arrested on their way to the funeral of a senior dissident cleric last year have won int

    Friday, August 27, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 974
  7. IRAN: Iranian Women Protest So-Called Family Protection Bill

    Kaleme website reports that Rahnavard has called on the parliament to leave the evaluation of this bill of law to a &

    Wednesday, August 25, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 899
  8. IRAN: MPs Considering a Plan to Tighten Women's Security

    The Majlis is mulling over a major plan to provide greater security for women, MP Zohreh Elahian announced recently.

    Monday, August 23, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 915
  9. IRAN: Human Rights Group Fears Iran Woman's Execution Imminent

    A prominent human rights group has expressed "grave concerns" that Iran will soon execute a women sentenced

    Saturday, August 14, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 830
  10. IRAN: Campaigning Must Continue to End Stoning

    Facing arrest, her lawyer, Mohammad Mostafaei, fled to Norway via Turkey, where he was briefly detained.

    Friday, August 13, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 808
  11. IRAN: TV Confession of Iran Stoning Case Women Criticized

    Amnesty International criticized the TV “confession” of an Iranian woman on Wednesday night in which Saki

    Thursday, August 12, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 845
  12. Review of Stoning Death Sentence: Sakineh Mohammadi Ashitiani

    Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani was convicted in May 2006 of having an "illicit relationship" with two men, and

    Monday, August 9, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 757
  13. IRAN: Iran was to Execute Me in Secrecy

    An Iranian woman sentenced to death by stoning says Tehran is trying to confuse the media so it can execute her in se

    Saturday, August 7, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 784
  14. IRAN: Lecture discusses Iranian Women

    Women in Iran have resisted attempts by the Islamic theocratic regime to render them second-class citizens following

    Friday, August 6, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 778
  15. IRAN: Iranian Facing Stoning Speaks: It's because I'm a woman

    In an exclusive interview with the Guardian, the woman whose sentence of death by stoning triggered an international

    Friday, August 6, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 782
  16. IRAN: Iran Lawyer in Ashtiani Stoning Case Now in Turkey

    Mohamed Mostafaei was detained in Turkey because of passport problems but can apply for asylum if he wants to, the ag

    Wednesday, August 4, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 746
  17. Iranian Women at Risk in Iraq: 1325 and the Long Road to Non-Violence

    This report explores the role of UNSCR 1325 in establishing a constructive, threat-free atmosphere among Iranian poli

    Sunday, August 1, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 954
  18. IRAN: Iranian Woman Facing Stoning: 'I'm afraid of dying'

    In a room thousands of miles from her prison cell in northeastern Iran, the fear that has gripped Sakineh Mohammadi A

    Saturday, July 31, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 719
  19. IRAN: Iran to Pay for New Babies to Boost Population

    Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad inaugurated a new policy on Tuesday to encourage population growth, dismissing

    Thursday, July 29, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 685
  20. IRAN: Iranian Authorities Pressure Prominent Lawyer By Holding Family Members 'Hostage'

    "Today I was again contacted after being interrogated, I was summoned through a telephone call.

    Tuesday, July 27, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 674
  21. IRAN: World Rallies for Iranian Woman Sentenced to Death

    In London, campaigners protested against "medievalism and barbarity" Hundreds of people have held rallies a

    Saturday, July 24, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 639
  22. IRAN: Iranian Women's Rights Activist Recounts Decision To Cast Off Hijab

    On a cold winter day, Iranian women's rights activist and journalist Fariba Davoodi Mohajer made an about-face: Havin

    Tuesday, July 13, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 564
  23. IRAN: Two Death Sentences in Iran

    Over the past weeks Amnesty International and other human rights organizations have been highlighting the plight of t

    Monday, July 12, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 500
  24. IRAN: Iran's Assault On Civil Society

    Addressing a meeting of the Community of Democracies in Krakow, Poland, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton spoke of t

    Monday, July 12, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 548
  25. IRAN/IRAQ: Iranian Attacks Should Not Target Iraqi Civilians

    Iran needs to take all feasible precautions to spare civilians at risk of serious harm from artillery bombardment and

    Monday, July 12, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 561
  26. IRAN: Iran Girls' Soccer Team May Miss Singapore Event

    Iran might not send its girls' soccer team to the Youth Olympics in Singapore next month because of a dispute over th

    Thursday, July 8, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 471
  27. IRAN: Iran Must Halt Woman's Death By Stoning

    It is clearly stated in Article 5 of the U.N.

    Thursday, July 8, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 475
  28. IRAN: World Organization Against Torture Halt the Execution of Ms. Zeynab Jalalian!

    The World Organisation Against Torture (OMCT) has been informed by reliable sources of the imminent execution of Ms.

    Thursday, July 1, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 447
  29. IRAN: Stop Imminent Execution of Kurdish Dissident

    The Iranian judiciary should immediately halt plans to execute Zeynab Jalalian and other Kurdish dissidents, Human Ri

    Tuesday, June 29, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 406
  30. IRAN: High Price of "Bad Hejab"

    When Iranian girls go out these days, their friends warn them they face trouble if they are wearing makeup or are fas

    Thursday, June 24, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 348
  31. IRAN: Retail Bank Opens Branch for Women Only, First in Country

    Bank Melli, one of Iran's biggest retail banks, opened the country's first women-only bank branch on Monday in Mashha

    Thursday, June 17, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 305
  32. IRAN: Iranian Woman Activist, Narges Mohammadi, Arrested On Thursday

    Narges Mohammadi, an Iranian journalist and prominent human rights activist, was arrested on June 10th by Intelligenc

    Wednesday, June 16, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 240
  33. IRAN: Shirin Ebadi. Women Play Key Role in Fight for Democracy in Iran

    The struggle for human rights and gender equality continues in Iran as we mark the one-year anniversary of the demons

    Friday, June 11, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 320
  34. IRAN: Shadi Sadr Dedicates Courage Award to Imprisoned Women's Rights Activist Shiva Nazar Ahari

    Shadi Sadr, a renowned Iranian human rights lawyer, women's rights activist and member of Women Living Under Muslim L

    Thursday, June 10, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 367
  35. IRAN: Hijab Crackdown Intensifies as Election Anniversary Nears

    It might be hard to imagine that a woman's attendance at a university would be contingent upon the way she dresses.

    Thursday, May 27, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 158
  36. IRAN: Iran Jails Women Activists, Arrests Top Former MP

    Iran has sentenced in absentia award-winning women's rights activist Shadi Sadr and another fellow activist to jail a

    Sunday, May 16, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 099
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  38. IRAN: U.N. Elects Iran to Commission on Women's Rights

    Without fanfare, the United Nations this week elected Iran to its Commission on the Status of Women, handing a four-y

    Thursday, April 29, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 110
  39. IRAN: Women Online In Iran Brave Heavy Web Surveillance

    Iranian women have pushed the battle for equal rights online even as security forces aggressively monitor the Interne

    Friday, April 9, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 887
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  41. IRAN: Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Shares Stories of Democracy

    In front of a theatre filled with college and high school students, community members, and representatives from Lone

    Tuesday, April 6, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 797
  42. MIDDLE EAST: Evaluating Women's Freedom in the Middle East

    Last week Freedom House released their "Women's Rights in the Middle East" report, on the state of gender e

    Wednesday, March 31, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 911
  43. IRAN: UN Universal Periodic Review Excerpts

    Gender Related Excerpts from II Conclusions and/or Recommendations:

    Wednesday, March 24, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 784
  44. Women's Rights in the Middle East and North Africa 2010

    In order to provide a detailed look at the conditions faced by women in the Middle East and understand the complex en

    Wednesday, March 3, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 294
  45. IRAN: Notoriety under Sharia Garb

    In the first part of my research-based article on titled 'Iran: Clerics or pimps', readers must have already learnt a

    Friday, February 26, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 772
  46. Iran's 'Mourning Mothers' Must Be Released

    Amnesty International has urged the Iranian authorities to release a group of women who were beaten and arrested duri

    Monday, January 11, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 643
  47. IRAN: Widespread Arrests of Women's Rights Activists, Female Journalists and Relatives

    Numerous women's rights campaigners, female journalists and relatives are being arrested and persecuted as authoritie

    Tuesday, January 5, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 646