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News: Women

Iran Regime Is Lying to You About Female Equality in Iran

Iran Regime Is Lying to You About Female Equality in Iran

By Hamideh Taati

In February, the Iranian Regime started bragging about a supposed increase in female literacy and increased numbers of women pursuing higher education, heralding it as one of the mullah’s most significant accomplishments over the past 40 years.

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Pregnant Woman Dies After Committing Suicide Due to Poverty in Iran

Pregnant Woman Dies After Committing Suicide Due to Poverty in Iran

By Hamideh Taati

A pregnant woman has died after setting herself on fire in Kermanshah, Iran, as a result of extreme poverty in yet another case of the economic crisis literally killing the Iranian people.

The 30-year-old woman, identified as Fereshteh Kahrarian, and her partner doused themselves in gasoline before setting fire to themselves on Wednesday, March 6.

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Women Heavily Participate in Iran Protests

Women Heavily Participate in Iran Protests

Iranian women participated widely in protests across the country on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, according to news reports. This is not surprising because women have long been the driving force for political change in Iran, as seen during the Revolution to depose the Shah, which was stolen by the mullahs, and the uprising that began in December 2017. In fact, the Iranian Resistance is even led by a woman, Maryam Rajavi, and women enjoy many positions of power within the Resistance, compared with few and far opportunities in the Regime.

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Iran: Regime Refuses to Pass a Bill to Prevent Violence Against Women

Iran: Regime Refuses to Pass a Bill to Prevent Violence Against Women

The Iranian Judiciary has called for the Provision of Security for Women Against Violence (PSW) bill to be fundamentally revised, expressing doubts over whether the heavy punishments stipulated in the bill for violations of women's rights may actually weaken the family structure, i.e. putting a husband in jail for beating his wife.

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Women of Iran Continue to Fight for Equality

Women of Iran Continue to Fight for Equality

By Staff writer

The 40th anniversary of the Islamic Revolution is being celebrated by the clerical regime in Iran. During the past four decades, the people of Iran have lived under extreme suppression that most people in free and democratic countries can simply not fathom.

Women in Iran have particularly been targeted by the regime and the oppression of women has affected society as a whole.

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Iran Regime Attacks on Female Prisoners

Iran Regime Attacks on Female Prisoners

By Hamideh Taati

Dozens of female prisoners in Iran were subjected to violence by prison authorities over the weekend.

On Saturday, forty female prisoners were violently transferred from Qarchak Prison in Varamin to Ward 240 of Tehran’s Evin Prison, with sacks over their heads to disorientate them.

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