Women rights

Iranian single women fight for freedom
Women rights

Iranian single women fight for freedom

Single women in Iran are fighting for freedom in order to pursue their dreams, the New York Times reported on Tuesday.   Traditionally, Iranian women either live with their parents or husband yet some are desperate to lead an independent life to pursue studies or other hopeful dreams. However, women […]

Iran bans women from Euro 2012 screenings
Women rights

Iran bans women from Euro 2012 screenings

Women in Iran are being banned from watching live public screenings of Euro 2012 football games because of an “inappropriate” environment where men could become rowdy, a deputy police commander said Sunday.    “It is an inappropriate situation when men and women watch football in (movie) theatres together,” said Bahman […]