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Maryam Shafipour collapsed in prison and transferred to prison clinic

maryam-shafi-pourHRANA News Agency – Maryam Shafipour, the imprisoned student in women’s ward in Evin prison collapsed and was transferred to health clinic of prison following continuous palpitation she had during last week.

Hijab: A woman's rite of passage in Iran

dress-codeThe Guardian - At nine, Iranian schoolgirls are handed a chador and ushered into public life... and its paradoxes

Iran to ban morality police from targeting women

iranian-womenThe Telegraph - President Hassan Rouhani has ordered the country's morality police to stop arresting women considered to be in defiance of a strict dress code

Medical negligence and jaw problem for Sedigheh Moradi


sedige-moradiHRANA News Agency – Sedigheh Moradi the prisoner of Evin prisons women ward is suffering from toothache and jaw’s problem.

New Deprivations for Iranian Women

iran-women3Roozonline - Order to Ban Women From Watching Automobile Races!

Baha'i Prisoners Face Double Oppression

bahareh-hedayat-husbandRoozonline - Evin Women’s Ward Talks With Amin Ahmadian

UN expert breaks global silence on rape of young virgin girls in Iranian prisons

crime-impunityJustice for Iran (JFI) – On 24 October, UN Special Rapporteur on Violence Against Women, Professor Rashida Manjoo, introduced a comprehensive report, entitled Pathways to, conditions and consequences of incarceration of women. The report was officially presented at the UN General Assembly session and was followed by efforts highlighting the need to improve knowledge and skills pertaining to rights of women in the criminal justice system.

Iran’s hardliners press for harsher hejab regulations

hijabShahrzad News - For 34 years repressive policies of morality police, vigilantes and dozens of special departments and ministries have been aimed at forcing Iranian women to wear the restrictive hejab cover. Now a member of the Majles’ (parliamentary) cultural committee claims that Iranians are ‘put to shame’ by what foreigners witness on the streets of the country. 

Iran’s 600 female judges may not give rulings

female-judgesShahrzad News - There are over six hundred female judges in Iran, most of them working in family courts. They do not however have the right to make rulings until they have been approved by a male judge.

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