#Iran

  • Article: Iranian Teen Girl Arrested for Dancing in Instagram Video
    Girls & Women

    Iranian Teen Girl Arrested for Dancing in Instagram Video

    By Joanna Prisco|July 9, 2018

    Maedeh Hojabri is the latest young woman to be taken into custody for app use. Read more

  • Article: Iran Letting Women Watch World Cup May Not Have Been as Historic as We Thought
    Girls & Women

    Iran Letting Women Watch World Cup May Not Have Been as Historic as We Thought

    June 22, 2018|Voice of America

    "This is not a victory," one women's rights activist said. Read more

  • Article: Iranian Women Finally Allowed to Watch Soccer in National Stadium
    Girls & Women

    Iranian Women Finally Allowed to Watch Soccer in National Stadium

    By Joanna Prisco|June 21, 2018

    A ban traditionally forbids women from watching male sporting events. Read more

  • Article: 18 Million Yemenis Could Face Starvation by the End of the Year, UN Says
    Food & Hunger

    18 Million Yemenis Could Face Starvation by the End of the Year, UN Says

    By Chris Gelardi|June 4, 2018

    An upcoming military confrontation could dictate the future of the humanitarian crisis. Read more

  • Article: Here’s How Many Refugees the US Has Accepted in 2018
    Citizenship

    Here’s How Many Refugees the US Has Accepted in 2018

    By Chris Gelardi|April 26, 2018

    The US is on pace to resettle the fewest number of refugees in 40 years. Read more

  • Article: UK Pledges £750M to Keep Syrian Hospitals Open Despite 'Relentless Attacks’
    Health

    UK Pledges £750M to Keep Syrian Hospitals Open Despite 'Relentless Attacks’

    By Imogen Calderwood|April 25, 2018

    2018 has seen an increase in attacks on medical facilities. Read more

  • Article: An Iranian Woman Who Removed Her Hijab Was Sentenced to 2 Years in Prison
    Girls & Women

    An Iranian Woman Who Removed Her Hijab Was Sentenced to 2 Years in Prison

    By Daniele Selby|March 8, 2018

    More than 30 women have been arrested for taking off their headscarves, but most were not charged. Read more

  • Article: Half of Iranians Believe Wearing a Headscarf — or Not — Should Be a Private Choice
    Girls & Women

    Half of Iranians Believe Wearing a Headscarf — or Not — Should Be a Private Choice

    By Daniele Selby|Feb. 5, 2018

    A recently released report from 2014 revealed support for the law is not as widespread as thought. Read more