Iran

  • Visible Women

    7 of the most brilliant and brave protests by women

    From Therese Patricia Okoumou to Maedeh Hojabri, these women are our heroes

    Posted by
    Radhika Sanghani
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  • Life

    Why dozens of people have been arrested for Instagram photos

    It’s the lastest crackdown on “immoral” behaviour in Iran.

    Posted by
    Susan Devaney
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  • Life

    Why women in Iran are dancing together in protest

    Women have been using the hashtag #DancingIsNotACrime.

    Posted by
    Susan Devaney
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  • Visible Women

    From Cynthia Nixon to Gina Martin: the woman making waves this week

    When the world looks bad, you’ll find women trying to make a difference.

    Posted by
    Moya Crockett
    Published
  • Visible Women

    “What my fight for freedom in Iran taught me about the power of social media”

    In 2014, a photo of Iranian journalist Masih Alinejad went viral – because it showed her hair. Here’s what happened next.

    Posted by
    Masih Alinejad
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  • Visible Women

    Women’s Daily Dispatch: The news you need to know on 2/5/18

    Thousands of UK women miss out on breast cancer screenings, a newsreader challenges beauty norms, and more

    Posted by
    Moya Crockett
    Published
  • Visible Women

    Women are disguising themselves as men to watch football matches in Iran

    “We are doing this to say to the authorities that if they don’t let us in, we will keep going nonetheless, with or without beards.”

    Posted by
    Moya Crockett
    Published
  • Visible Women

    Women’s Daily Dispatch: The news you need to know on 9/3/18

    A woman is jailed in Iran for removing her headscarf, a US election hopeful breastfeeds in a campaign ad, and more

    Posted by
    Moya Crockett
    Published
  • Visible Women

    Women’s Daily Dispatch: The news you need to know on 2/3/18

    A new invention promises to make your period more eco-friendly - and the life expectancy of England’s poorest girls has fallen

    Posted by
    Moya Crockett
    Published
  • Life

    This Muslim fashion blogger shut down a TV host in the best way

    “Because I’ve read”

    Posted by
    Susan Devaney
    Published