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Gender Gap in Iran

  Iran ranked 130 out of 136 countries (degraded by 3 places in the rankings in comparison to 2012), in the Global Gender Gap Report 2013 (World Economic Forum)

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Posted in Human Rights, Iranian Internal Issues, Iranian Politics

The Unwitting Heroine of the Iranian Womens’ Struggle

Fox News’s Iranian-descended Lisa Daftari caused quite the stir last week after reporting on a video showing an Iranian woman dancing “joyously” – and hijab-lessly – on top of her car. The dance in the desert, wrote Daftari, was “the

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Posted in Human Rights, Iranian Internal Issues

Hijab in Iranian penal code

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Posted in Human Rights, Iranian Internal Issues, Iranian Politics

Stealthy Ideology in Iran

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani shocked the world this week by tweeting a message of congratulations and support for Maryam Mirzakhani, an Iranian-born mathematician who became the first woman to win a prestigious Fields Medal, the Nobel Prize of mathematics. He

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Posted in BBC, Hassan Rouhani, Human Rights, Iranian Internal Issues, Iranian Politics
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