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The cries of Iranian women and my little sister Farah

By Noor Pahlavi Source: AlArabiya   Public floggings, economic disempowerment, social stigmatization: These are daily reminders to the women of my country, Iran, that in the eyes of their government they are lesser. Every...

Cases of Child Marriage On The Rise In Iran

ITALY — A young actress plays the role of Giorgia, 10, forced to marry Paolo, 47, during a happening organised by Amnesty International to denounce child marriage, on October 27, 2016 in Rome. Source:...

Iran: Release women’s rights defenders detained for peacefully protesting against forced veiling

Source: Amnesty International     Iranian authorities must stop harassing, arresting and imprisoning women’s rights defenders peacefully protesting against Iran’s degrading and discriminatory forced veiling laws, and release those detained on this basis immediately...