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Iran Banishes Women From Tehran Football Match Attended by FIFA Chief

Michael Lipin

Iran has blocked several dozen women from attending a major Tehran football match witnessed by the head of FIFA, the sport’s world governing body, prompting criticism from rights activists.

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Crime Against Humanity

Iran arrests 29 women as headscarf protests intensify


© AFP/File | Iranian women attend a reformist campaign rally in Tehran ahead of parliamentary elections in February 2016

TEHRAN (AFP) – Tehran police have arrested 29 women for appearing in public without a headscarf as protests against the… 366 more words

Iranian women protest obligatory headscarf; Twitterati praise the bravery

Many Islamists believe hijab should not be imposed by the law, though they consider it a religious task for every Muslim woman. Both Rouhani and Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei support softer attitude toward women with improper hijab, but hard-liners oppose to easing such rules. 110 more words

After Tehran: A Life Reclaimed by Marina Nemat (69)

This book is a story of redemption after her previous book Prisoner of Tehran. In this book, Nemat provides the reader with a riveting account of her escape from Iran and her journey to Canada, via Hungry, with her new husband and infant son. 165 more words

Author From Ontario

Prisoner of Tehran by Marina Nemat (68)

This is a stunningly sad book. As I read the first few chapters, I couldn’t help but wonder why is it that we still tolerate such violence and suffering for Iranian women.  263 more words

Author From Southwestern Ontario

5 Books by Iranian Women You Should Start Reading Now

President Trump’s failure to recertify the Iran nuclear deal has prompted a wave of Western media coverage—from the dangers of a “rogue Iran” to how further American provocation could lead to increased Iranian… 699 more words


What Iranian women have to deal with in my country. This makes me feel disgusted. (Part 1/2)

Image copyright MY STEALTHY FREEDOMImage captionWomen are wearing white and discarding headscarves in protest against Iran’s dress code

A new social media campaign against a law which forces women to wear a headscarf is gaining momentum in Iran. 769 more words