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Why dozens of people have been arrested for Instagram photos

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

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Why women in Iran are dancing together in protest

Women have been using the hashtag #DancingIsNotACrime.

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Susan Devaney
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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.

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Moya Crockett
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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.

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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

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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.”

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Moya Crockett
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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

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Moya Crockett
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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

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Moya Crockett
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Life

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

“Because I’ve read”

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Susan Devaney
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Visible Women

Women’s Daily Dispatch: The news you need to know on 29/01/2018

From the ban on FGM to Ireland’s abortion referendum

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Susan Devaney
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People

Emma Thompson calls on Boris Johnson to help London woman jailed in Iran

The actress slammed the foreign secretary at a rally for imprisoned British-Iranian citizen Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe.

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Moya Crockett
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Boris Johnson apologises to British woman imprisoned in Iran

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe has been detained in Tehran since April 2016

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Boris Johnson accused of endangering life of British woman jailed in Iran

The foreign secretary’s blunder could lead to a longer prison term for Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe.

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Moya Crockett
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People

How Iranian women are defying hijab laws from behind the wheel

The law says women have to wear hijab in public – but cars are private property

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Moya Crockett
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Life

The women who ran a secret marathon in Tehran

“We had a very special bond”

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Amy Swales
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Life

Why men in Iran are taking selfies in hijabs

Why men in Iran are taking selfies in hijabs

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Harriet Hall
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Travel

Food writer Yasmin Khan shows a side of Iran rarely seen in the news

Luscious landscapes, hipster hangouts and a flourishing foodie scene

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Life

Mother who saved son's killer from noose: Rage vanished within my heart

Mother who saved son's killer from noose: Rage vanished within my heart

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