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Khamenei Says Use Of Bicycles For Women Should Be Limited

Khamenei Says Use Of Bicycles For Women Should Be Limited

Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei has issued a fatwa declaring that women are forbidden toRead More

Iranian Women Angered As Syrian Female Fans Allowed Into Soccer Match

Iranian Women Angered As Syrian Female Fans Allowed Into Soccer Match

A double standard by Iranian authorities — who allow foreign women to attend male sportingRead More

Iranian Soccer Stars Call For End To Ban On Women Spectators

Iranian Soccer Stars Call For End To Ban On Women Spectators

Two prominent Iranian footballers have called for lifting a ban on women attending major men’sRead More

Iranian Cleric’s Comments Likening Loosely Veiled Women To Prostitutes Spark Backlash

Iranian Cleric’s Comments Likening Loosely Veiled Women To Prostitutes Spark Backlash

Judging women by the degree to which they respect the compulsory hijab is nothing newRead More

HRW Says Iranian Women Underrepresented In Workplace, Face Discrimination

HRW Says Iranian Women Underrepresented In Workplace, Face Discrimination

With more than one in three university-educated Iranian women unemployed, an international rights group saysRead More

Star soccer player barred from national women’s team in Iran for not wearing hijab

Star soccer player barred from national women’s team in Iran for not wearing hijab

A former member of Iran’s women’s football team claims she has been banned from theRead More

Iran Bans Female Billiards Players For Violating Islamic Codes Of Conduct

Iran Bans Female Billiards Players For Violating Islamic Codes Of Conduct

Iran enforces a dress code that requires women to cover their hair with the IslamicRead More

45 Weird Bans on Women in Iran

45 Weird Bans on Women in Iran

nder Iran’s Islamic laws, women are prohibited from performing basic day-to-day activities. I had firsthandRead More

Iran Detains 11 Involved In Online Modeling Network

Iran Detains 11 Involved In Online Modeling Network

Iranian authorities say they have detained 11 members of a modeling network.

Women’s sports in Iran after the Revolution

Women’s sports in Iran after the Revolution

Monireh Ghazi interviewsTonia Valioghli, a veteran Iranian swimming champion Tonia Valioghli is a veteran IranianRead More