By Jubin Katiraie
The four million female breadwinners in Iran, most of whom live under the poverty line, are suffering from double the economic pressure at the moment and the situation is so bad that even the state-run media are reporting on it.
By Jubin Katiraie
A child bride in Iran has died from suicide after suffering from “postpartum depression” following her second pregnancy.
By Pooya Stone
Some while ago, Iran’s supreme leader Ali Khamenei expressed his concerns about the violation of forced hijab by students.
A female political prisoner has revealed that the authorities are intensifying pressure on female political prisoners by transferring them to Qarchak Prison in Varamin, the notorious women’s prison that she is held in.
The majority of the 120 workers at the Safireh garbage-sorting site in Ahvaz are female heads of household, risking injury and disease in order to put food on their table, but they have very few rights and are frequently subject to late payment and other problems.
The women’s ward of Evin Prison is separated into two halls; one for political prisoners and one for the wives and children of male convicts.
Iranian political prisoner Narges Mohammadi has spoken out about the horrific psychological torture that she is suffering in Zanjan Prison, forced to hear and watch the executions of prisoners.
Iranian political prisoner Maryam Akbari Monfared refused to appear in Evin [Prison] Courthouse last week after she was verbally summoned to be arraigned on new charges levied against her.
There are 16 female members of Iranian parliament now, (5.7% of the parliament) all of whom, along with the 260 male MPs, are loyalists to a misogynist regime.
A 13-year-old Iranian girl was beheaded in her sleep by her father in a likely so-called honor killing, after attempting to elope with her boyfriend.
Two young Iranian women were murdered by their family members in the past week, reigniting the debate over honor killings in the country, which are sanctioned by the misogynist laws of the regime.
During the nationwide Iran protests that shook the country last November, 400 female protesters were killed because they advocated for freedom and democracy. That’s almost a third of the protesters killed overall. They also make up a significant number of the 12,000 arrested and 4,000 wounded during the uprising