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Iranian Womens Rights

Who Decides For Women's Reproductive Rights?

Leila Mouri | Posted 09.01.2014 | Women
Leila Mouri

In a matter of one week in the U.S. and Iran, authorities have made decisions that restrain women's right to control their bodies.

My Share, Half of Azadi: Let Iranian Women Go to Stadium

Leila Mouri | Posted 08.19.2014 | Impact
Leila Mouri

Iran-Brazil volleyball matches, part of FIVB Volleyball World League, held on June 13 and 16 in Azadi Sports Complex in Tehran. In both games, Iranian women were absent in the audience while a few of them, holding national flag, had gathered outside the complex.

Compulsory Hijab in Iran: There Is No Room for Appeasement

Leila Mouri | Posted 09.23.2012 | World
Leila Mouri

Unfortunately, Iranian women's deprivation of one of their primary rights -- the right to wear what they want in public -- has yet to garner attention in the era of 'Islamophobia.'

Iranian Women: We Feel Cheated, Frustrated, And Betrayed (UPDATES)

Diane Tucker | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Diane Tucker

Look closely at the images of mass demonstrations taking place in Iran this week and you will see them: thousands of brave Iranian women taking to the streets to protest an election they feel was stolen.

In Iran, a Petition Can Mean Prison

Matt Easton | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Matt Easton

Since its launch in August 2006, some 50 members of the One Million Signatures Campaign have been arrested for their peaceful activities in support of gender equality in Iran.